Market Journal - March 31, 2017

Individual Segments

Cattle Market Analysis

Shane Ellis, Iowa State Extension livestock economist, talks about market price movements, Brazil’s meat exports and margins for cow/calf producers.

Growing Season Forecast

Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University professor of ag meteorology, describes current conditions across the Corn Belt and previews potential weather scenarios for the 2017 growing season.

Ephemeral Erosion

Ephemeral Erosion – Craig Derickson, Nebraska Natural Resources Conservation Service State Conservationist, explains how the NRCS will conduct conservation compliance reviews and assist producers in controlling ephemeral erosion.

Winter Wheat Scouting

Stephen Wegulo, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, says wheat growers can be scouting their fields for stripe rust, fungal leaf spot diseases and powdery mildew.

Weather Outlook

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