Market Journal - May 19, 2017 (full episode)

May 19, 2017
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This week on Market Journal… Market Analysis – Luke Beckman, Central Valley Ag ProEdge grain sales manager, talks about Thursday’s downward movement in the soybean market. Luke also talks about developing a marketing plan for corn. U.S. & Mexico Trade – A trade delegation from Mexico visited Nebraska this week to tour industry sites and highlight the value of trade. Gov. Pete Ricketts explains Mexico’s importance to Nebraska’s corn sector. U.S. Corn Exports – Tom Sleight, U.S. Grains Council president and CEO, describes the current state of trade relations with Mexican corn buyers. Tom also talks about emerging markets for U.S. grain and biotechnology issues with China. Beef Exports to China – Josh Maples, Mississippi State Extension livestock economist, analyzes the potential for U.S. beef exports to China. Josh also gives an overview of the market and discusses potential hurdles. Weather Outlook – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension agricultural climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.