Market Journal - May 13, 2016

Market Analysis – Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, analyzes the USDA’s May Crop Report. Jeff also talks about South American production estimates and planting progress across the U.S.

Livestock & Climate Change – Frank Mitloehner, University of California-Davis air quality Cooperative Extension specialist, explains how livestock contribute to climate change. Frank also discusses why production efficiency is necessary to meet the needs of a growing population.

Crude Oil Market – Dennis Conley, University of Nebraska-Lincoln emeritus professor of ag economics, examines the outlook for crude oil prices.

Heat Stress – Rob Eirich, Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance director and Nebraska Extension educator, describes how heat stress can impact cattle.

Weather Outlook – Martha Shulski, Nebraska state climatologist and Nebraska State Climate Office director, gives an update on weather conditions in Nebraska.




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