Market Journal - September 1, 2017 (full episode)

September 1, 2017
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This week on Market Journal… Market Analysis – Chad Hart, Iowa State Extension economist and crop markets specialist, gives an overview of crop conditions in Iowa. Chad also talks about the downward movements in corn and soybean prices. Net Farm Income – Tina Barrett, Nebraska Farm Business Inc. executive director, analyzes the USDA’s August Farm Income Forecast, which indicates a slight increase in 2017 net farm income. Value of Silage – Aaron Berger, Nebraska Extension educator, describes how producers can weigh the value of corn as silage versus corn as grain. Herbicide Application Protocols – Chris Proctor, Nebraska Extension weed management educator, explains why producers need to use the correct measuring tools in order to ensure efficient herbicide applications. Weather Outlook – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension agricultural climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.