Market Journal - February 9, 2018
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)
Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension agricultural climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.