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October 11, 2019

The 2018 Farm Bill gave farmers the opportunity to reassess their selections for the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2019 and 2020 growing seasons. Hear some things you may want to take into consideration when choosing which program is right for you. •For more information, visit https://www.fsa.usda.gov/state-offices/Nebraska/index. • 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

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October 11, 2019

This week on Market Journal… (01:18) Soil Compaction During Harvest – Paul Jasa, Nebraska Extension Engineer, tells us how soil can be compacted during harvest, and provides recommendations for lessening field damage. •For more information, visit https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/burt/minimize-soil-compaction/ and https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/burt/reduce-soil-compaction-at-harvest/. (05:48) Markets with Elaine Kub – Analyst Elaine Kub explains what the recent cold snap means for harvest and crop conditions, offers up predictions on where corn and soybean prices may go and updates us on the latest news with the Renewable Fuel Standard. (13:31) Al’s Forecast – Can you feel the chill in the air? Nebraska Extension Ag Climatologist Al Dutcher has our forecast for the week. (18:00) Understanding ARC and PLC – The 2018 Farm Bill gave farmers the opportunity to reassess their selections for the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2019 and 2020 growing seasons. Hear some things you may want to take into consideration when choosing which program is right for you. •For more information, visit https://www.fsa.usda.gov/state-offices/Nebraska/index. (23:51) Testing Hay for Nutrients – Beef Systems Extension Educator Ben Beckman shares ways to sample hay and ensure the best nutritional quality prior to feeding. •For videos on how to do proper hay sampling, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTGkb_u1838 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnVOOTtONkc. Next Week… Mike Briggs joins us for a check on the cattle markets. Plus, Dr. Aaron Berger explains why windrow grazing might work for your operation. • 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

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October 10, 2019

Analyst Elaine Kub explains what the recent cold snap means for harvest and crop conditions, offers up predictions on where corn and soybean prices may go and updates us on the latest news with the Renewable Fuel Standard. • 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

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October 10, 2019

Beef Systems Extension Educator Ben Beckman shares ways to sample hay and ensure the best nutritional quality prior to feeding. For videos on how to do proper hay sampling, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTGkb_u1838 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnVOOTtONkc. • 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

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October 10, 2019

Can you feel the chill in the air? Nebraska Extension Ag Climatologist Al Dutcher has our forecast for the week. • 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

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October 10, 2019

Paul Jasa, Nebraska Extension Engineer, tells us how soil can be compacted during harvest, and provides recommendations for lessening field damage. For more information, visit https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/avoiding-compaction-harvest, https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/burt/minimize-soil-compaction/ and https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/burt/reduce-soil-compaction-at-harvest/. • 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

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October 4, 2019

This week on Market Journal… (00:49) Solar Radiation & Crop Yields – For much of the state, solar radiation was below normal in late summer. Nebraska Extension Ag Climatologist Al Dutcher explains what parts of the state were most affected, and how crop yields may suffer. •For more information on a recent article Al wrote, visit https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/reduced-solar-radiation-2019. (04:57) Grain Bin Preparations – Nebraska Extension Educator Dr. Ron Seymour provides some ways you can get your grain bins ready for harvest and ensure insects don’t hurt your grain quality. •For more, visit https://www.ncipmc.org. (07:15) Markets with Doug Simon – Doug Simon of Tredas joins the show to provide an update on harvest. Doug also analyzes USDA’s recent Quarterly Grain Stocks Report and explains what the numbers mean for basis and carryout. (14:34) Al’s Forecast – October is off to a soggy start. Al Dutcher returns to let us know what’s next for our forecast. (18:22) Soybean Harvest Recommendations – Nebraska Extension Educator Randy Pryor goes over the optimum moisture content for soybeans at harvest. Randy also breaks down why having more moisture may be the better selling strategy than having too little. •For more information on making the most of your soybean harvest, visit https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/plan-harvest-deliver-soybean-optimum-moisture and https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/tips-harvesting-soybeans-13-15-moisture. (21:15) Considerations for Alfalfa – Dr. Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Extension Forage Specialist, offers options for alfalfa producers including how weather conditions could change harvest plans and when livestock can graze it for the most benefit. Next Week… You’ll learn some ways to combat compaction during harvest, Elaine Kub stops by to break down the markets and our experts will get you caught up on some important farm policy changes. • 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

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October 3, 2019

October is off to a soggy start. Al Dutcher returns to let us know what’s next for our forecast. • 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

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October 3, 2019

Dr. Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Extension Forage Specialist, offers options for alfalfa producers including how weather conditions could change harvest plans and when livestock can graze it for the most benefit. • 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

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October 3, 2019

Nebraska Extension Educator Dr. Ron Seymour provides some ways you can get your grain bins ready for harvest and ensure insects don’t hurt your grain quality. For more, visit https://www.ncipmc.org. • 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

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October 3, 2019

Doug Simon of Tredas joins the show to provide an update on harvest. Doug also analyzes USDA’s recent Quarterly Grain Stocks Report and explains what the numbers mean for basis and carryout. • 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

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October 3, 2019

For much of the state, solar radiation was below normal in late summer. Nebraska Extension Ag Climatologist Al Dutcher explains what parts of the state were most affected, and how crop yields may suffer. For more information on a recent article Al wrote, visit https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/reduced-solar-radiation-2019. • 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