Market Journal - March 9, 2018 (full episode)

This week on Market Journal…

Market Analysis – Mike Briggs, Briggs Feedyard manager, describes live cattle futures markets and how an overabundance of market cattle is expected going into May and June. Mike also talks about beef exports, cattle feed prices and cash prices.

Market Strategies – Steve Johnson, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach farm and ag business management specialist, discusses how producers should have a written market plan for both new and old crop corn and soybeans. Steve also explains how a market plan should contain both time objective and price objective.

Argentina Weather – Bryce Anderson, DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist, gives us an update on the Argentine Drought, and explains La Nina and El Nino weather conditions.

Women in Agriculture Conference – Jessica Groskopf, Nebraska Extension Educator, talks about how the Women in Agriculture Conference benefits women producers.

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

Next week on Market Journal… Elaine Kub, author of “Mastering the Grain Markets,” will discuss corn and soybean markets along with an update on the United States Department of Agriculture’s WASDE report. Terra Hartman, UNL Graduate Research Assistant, will join us to talk about Bacterial Leaf Streak in corn.

Source: Market Journal
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