Market Journal - May 20, 2016

Grain Market Analysis – Elaine Kub, author of “Mastering the Grain Markets,” analyzes the rally in corn prices. Elaine also talks about the crude oil market and political uncertainty in Brazil.

Early Emergence Issues – Nathan Mueller, Nebraska Extension cropping systems educator, discusses stand and emergence problems in Nebraska cornfields. Nathan also outlines considerations for growers deciding whether or not to replant. Nathan’s Crop Tour of Dodge and Washington counties can be found here.

Winter Wheat Problems – Stephen Wegulo, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, describes disease and virus issues in Nebraska’s winter wheat crop.

Hog Market Analysis – Ron Plain, University of Missouri emeritus professor of ag and applied economics, explains the strength in U.S. pork exports. Ron also forecasts market prices and profit margins for the remainder of 2016.

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





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