Market Journal - January 6, 2017

Individual Segments

Cattle Market Analysis

Mike Briggs, feedlot manager from Seward, Nebraska, analyzes the USDA’s latest Cattle on Feed Report. Mike also talks about per head margins, beef demand and corn prices.

Ag Economy Outlook

Brent Gloy, Purdue University visiting professor of agricultural economics, describes his outlook for the agricultural economy. Brent also discusses managing costs, the strength of the dollar and the European economy.

Cover Crops in Nebraska

Roger Elmore, Nebraska Extension agronomist, gives an update on cover crops research in Nebraska. Growers can learn more about this research at the Nebraska Crop Management Conference in Kearney, Nebraska, later this month.

Enogen Feed Corn

Galen Erickson, Nebraska Extension beef feedlot nutrition specialist, talks about UNL research using Enogen feed corn for finishing cattle.

Weather Outlook

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