Market Journal - July 14, 2017

Individual Segments

Market Analysis

Doug Simon, Tredas, analyzes the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest supply and demand estimates. Doug also discusses current crop conditions in Nebraska and across the Corn Belt.

Drought Planning

Karla Jenkins, Nebraska Extension cow/calf and range management specialist, talks about developing a drought plan to manage cows and calves on pastures and ranges.

Hog Market Analysis

Lee Schulz, Iowa State Extension livestock economist, explains why hog prices continue to charge higher even though the USDA expects more pork production in 2017.

Soil Characteristics

Charles Shapiro, Nebraska Extension soil scientist, describes how farmers can test their soils for certain characteristics.

Weather Outlook

Stonie Cooper, Nebraska State Climate Office meteorologist, gives a weather forecast for the coming week