Market Journal - August 19, 2016

Market Analysis – Elaine Kub, author of "Mastering the Grain Markets," analyzes corn and soybean price reactions to the USDA's August Crop Report. Elaine also talks about basis, exports and selling strategies for old crop corn.

Predicting the Final Irrigation– Suat Irmak, University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor of biological systems engineering, talks about scheduling the final irrigation of the season. More information about crop water use can be found through the Nebraska Ag Water Management Network.

Overtime Rules – Tina Barrett, Nebraska Farm Business Inc. executive director, explains how the U.S. Department of Labor's new overtime rules could impact agricultural employers and employees.

Calf Management – Trey Patterson, Padlock Ranch CEO/president, talks about calf management leading up to weaning at Padlock Ranch in northern Wyoming.

Weather Outlook – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension agricultural climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.






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