Market Journal - December 30, 2016

Market Analysis – Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, gives an outlook for planted acres in 2017. Jeff also talks about world production of corn and soybeans, including in Brazil and Argentina.

Ear Formation IssuesJustin McMechan, Nebraska Extension cropping systems specialist, describes ear formation issues corn growers reported during the 2016 season.

Fremont Corn Expo – Nathan Mueller, Nebraska Extension cropping systems educator, previews the 2017 Fremont Corn Expo on Jan. 5, 2017 in Fremont, Nebraska.

Farm Decision-Making – Jay Parsons, Nebraska Extension biosystems economist, discusses results from a survey on Nebraska’s farm financial health and talks about making decisions on the farm during the downturn.

Preventing Hay Loss – Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Extension forage specialist, explains how hay loss can occur from different kinds of feeders or infrequent feeding.

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




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