Market Journal - April 06, 2018 (full episode)

This week on Market Journal…

Hog Market Analysis – Scott Brown, University of Missouri Extension ag economist, describes how hog prices are being impacted by rising feed prices and China’s recent 25% tariff on U.S. frozen pork.

Livestock Air Emission Reporting – Dave Aiken, Nebraska Extension ag and water law specialist, explains how on March 23, 2018, Congress exempted livestock manure emissions reporting from the federal Superfund law, as part of the 2018 federal budget bill.

Dicamba Application – Greg Kruger, Nebraska Extension weed science & application technology specialist, discusses the importance of reading, studying and following dicamba product labels in order to properly apply this herbicide.

Pre-Emergence Residual Herbicides – Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension weed management specialist, explains why it is important for farmers to apply pre-emergence residual herbicides for early-season weed control in soybeans.

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

Source: Market Journal
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