Market Journal - February 12, 2016

Market Analysis – Roy Smith, farmer and grain marketing consultant from Plattsmouth, Nebraska, explains how the strength of the U.S. dollar and policies in Argentina are impacting corn and soybean prices.

Packer Feeding – Dave Aiken, Nebraska Extension ag and water law specialist, describes producer protections in LB 176, which allows for packer feeding in Nebraska’s pork industry.

Trade & Policy – Greg Ibach, Nebraska Department of Agriculture director, talks about U.S. beef trade to China, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and GMO labeling.

Feedlot Water Demands – Matt Luebbe, Nebraska Extension feedlot nutrition and management specialist, examines water restrictions and quantity demands in the feedlot.

Rootworm Control – Tom Hunt, Nebraska Extension entomologist, discusses rootworm control in corn production.

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





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