Market Journal - February 3, 2017

Individual Segments

Cattle Market Analysis

Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State Extension livestock marketing specialist, analyzes the inventory estimates of U.S. cattle and calves. Derrell also talks about market prices and trade with Mexico.

Ag Economy Outreach

Rick Rasby, Nebraska Extension associate dean, explains how Nebraska Extension is providing outreach during the ag downturn with an initiative called “Strengthening Nebraska’s Agricultural Economy.”

Managing Herbicide Options

Bob Klein, Nebraska Extension western Nebraska crops specialist, describes how growers can use the 2017 Guide for Weed, Disease and Insect Management to select herbicides with the best value.

Calving Preparations

Aaron Berger, Nebraska Extension educator, discusses preparations farmers and ranchers can make before the calving season begins.

Solar Farm Leases

John Hay, Nebraska Extension educator, outlines lease considerations for landowners considering solar farms.

Weekly Weather Forecast

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