Market Journal | September 6, 2019 (Full Episode)

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September 6, 2019
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This week on Market Journal... (00:50) Helping Fields After Hail Damage – Dr. Justin McMechan, Crop Protection and Cropping Systems Specialist, talks about the research he’s doing to help producers get their fields in shape after hail damage. •For more information, visit https://cropwatch.unl.edu/hailknow. (05:05) Late Season Corn Diseases – Extension Plant Pathologist Dr. Tamra Jackson-Ziems provides some insight into what diseases corn growers may encounter leading up to harvest. •For more information, visit https://cropwatch.unl.edu/plantdisease/unl-diagnostic-clinic-lincoln. (07:03) This Week in the Markets – Jeff Peterson, President of Heartland Farm Partners, breaks down the findings from the latest USDA Crop Progress report. Jeff also looks ahead to what he’ll be watching for in next week’s WASDE, and explains some ways Hurricane Dorian could impact the market. (13:26) Al’s Forecast – Nebraska Extension Ag Climatologist Al Dutcher lets us know what we can expect in our weekly forecast. (17:42) Flame Weeding – UNL Extension Weed Specialist Dr. Stevan Knezevic explains what flame weeding is, and why you might want to add it to your weed management plan. (21:29) TAPS Competition – Dr. Daran Rudnick, Irrigation Management Specialist, gives details on the TAPS program, and shares how to get involved in the next competition. (24:32) Farm Debt on the Rise – Nebraska Extension Ag Economist Jim Jansen explains why farm debt is at its highest point since the 1980s, and offers some suggestions on ways to get it under control. •For more information, visit https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2018/july/current-indicators-of-farm-sector-financial-health/. Next Week… Gypsum may be more commonly associated with plaster and drywall, but its use in agriculture can increase yields and improve soil. Plus, ever considered interseeding cover crops into a mature field? Learn what the research says. • Become a show sponsor: https://marketjournal.unl.edu/sponsor-mj • Website: http://www.marketjournal.unl.edu • Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/marketjournal • Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/marketjournal • Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/market_journal