Market Journal - May 6, 2016

Market Analysis – Luke Beckman, Central Valley Ag ProEdge grain sales manager, analyzes recent movements in corn and soybean markets. Luke explains how prices have been affected by fund positions and South American production.

Net Farm Income – Tina Barrett, Nebraska Farm Business Inc. executive director, discusses finalized 2015 net farm incomes for her group of producers. Tina also talks about debt-to-asset ratios, working capital and family living expenses.

Dry-Lotting Cows – Aaron Berger, Nebraska Extension educator, explains how beef producers can dry-lot cows as an alternative to grazing pastures.

Common Waterhemp – Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension weed management specialist, describes how corn and soybean growers can better control glyphosate-resistant common waterhemp. More information on weed control can be found in the 2016 Guide to Weed Management.

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






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