Market Journal - February 24, 2017

Individual Segments

Market Analysis

Doug Simon, Tredas, describes the importance of Mexico’s corn import market. Doug also talks about U.S. planting acres, fund positions and recent price movements.

USDA Surveys

Dean Groskurth, USDA NASS Northern Plains Regional Field Office director, explains why data from the USDA’s reports in March is critical to agriculture.

Spring Weather

Bryce Anderson, DTN senior ag meteorologist, gives an outlook for possible weather conditions during spring planting. Bryce also talks about the current moisture situation across the Corn Belt.

Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Extension forage specialist, talks about alfalfa survival after warm temperatures and snowfall, followed by repeated melting and freezing.

Weed Resistance

Andrew Kniss, University of Wyoming associate professor, discusses the challenges controlling weeds with herbicide resistance.

Weather Outlook

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