Hog Market Analysis – Ron Plain, University of Missouri emeritus professor of ag and applied economics, analyzes the drop in hog market prices. Ron also explains why China has become a significant buyer of U.S. pork.
Grazing Cover Crops – Mary Drewnoski, Nebraska Extension beef systems specialist, explains how livestock producers can use cover crops as a forage option. Nebraska Extension will hold a field day August 25 focused on using cover crops for grazing and soil improvement.
Sampling Hay – Rick Rasby, Nebraska Extension associate dean, describes why farmers and ranchers might want to sample hay or grasses before feeding them.
Weather Outlook – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension agricultural climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.