Market Journal - February 9, 2018

Individual Segments

Corn & Soybean Outlook

Arlan Suderman, chief commodities economist with INTL FCStone, looks at the demand prospects for U.S. corn and soybeans. Arlan also talks about fuel prices and Brazil’s soybean production potential.

Hog Market Analysis

Scott Brown, a University of Missouri Extension ag economist, describes the profit outlook for pig producers in 2018.

Corn Seeding Rate

Ignacio Ciampitti, Kansas State University associate professor of crop production and cropping systems, explains why growers might want to think about altering seeding rates within a field.

Farm Bill Update

Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension policy specialist, gives an update on discussions regarding Farm Bill details, including crop insurance and farm programs. (Note: This interview was taped before Congress voted to avoid a government shutdown)

Weather Outlook

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