Grain Market Analysis – Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, analyzes corn, soybean and wheat markets. Frayne also discusses what he will be looking for in the USDA’s Quarterly Grain Stocks Report.
Ag Trade with Japan – Japan is one of the most valuable markets to Nebraska agriculture. Greg Ibach, Nebraska Department of Agriculture director, recaps his recent trip to the country. Greg also talks about the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture annual meeting where state ag directors discussed policy issues and avian influenza, among other topics.
Oil Price Impact – Richard Perrin, UNL agricultural economics Jim Roberts Professor, analyzes how oil price movement has impacted gasoline and ethanol.
Body Condition Scoring – Jay Jenkins, Nebraska Extension educator, explains why fall is a great time for farmers and ranchers to evaluate body condition of cows.
White Mold – Loren Giesler, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, says many soybean growers had problems with white mold in soybeans this year. Loren explains what farmers can do to help limit problems in the future.
Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.