Market Journal - July 29, 2016

Cattle Market Analysis – Mike Briggs, feedlot manager from Seward, Nebraska describes the impact of hot weather on cattle performance. Mike also talks about retail beef prices and cattle supply.

Ag Economy – Brent Gloy, Purdue University visiting professor, discusses aspects impacting the overall health of the ag economy, including fixed and variable costs, land prices and interest rates.

Wheat Harvest Results – Cody Creech, Nebraska Extension dryland cropping systems specialist, recaps the winter wheat harvest in western Nebraska.

Crop Research – Rodrigo Werle, Nebraska Extension cropping systems specialist, outlines research involving residual herbicides, cover crops and alternative crops.

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






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