Episode 989 - September 17, 2021

Individual Segments

Harvest Discount Schedules

Crops you're hauling to the elevator are subject to a wide variety of possible discounts and penalties. Heartland Farm Partners President Jeff Peterson discusses the importance of understanding your local elevator's discount schedule and delivery procedures.

Markets with Frayne Olson

Frayne Olson, North Dakota State University Ag Economist, discusses winter wheat planting and analyzes the beginning of corn and soybean harvest.

Soybean Gall Midge

Crop Protection and Cropping Systems Specialist Justin McMechan offers an update on the spread of soybean gall midge, how this season’s yields may be impacted and some new management options.

Corn & Soybean Scouting Tips

With harvest approaching, now is a great time to scout out any crown or stalk rot in your corn and soybeans. UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic Coordinator Kyle Broderick has some tips when it comes to scouting and submitting any potential sample.

Al’s Forecast

What’s the weather have in store leading up to the first day of fall? Nebraska Extension Ag Climatologist Al Dutcher has our forecast for the week.