08_20_2015 – Weather, Markets and Economical Cycles with Climatologist Larry Acker
Weather, Markets and Economical Cycles
with Climatologist Larry Acker
Weather and commodity markets have been challenging for many producers in 2015. Some areas have had excessive moisture and other areas have been on the dry side. Commodity markets have been stuck on the lower end of the price range.
So what does the future hold for the weather and markets? Climatologist and marketing specialist Larry Acker will review short and long term trends in weather and markets. He will also discuss economic cycles that impact everyone.
Developing a 2015 Fall Soil Nutrient Strategy
David Widman, ProfitProAG Consultant, will discuss how soil and Brix testing can help determine what soil nutrients to consider for fall application, including humates and soft rock phosphorus and the benefits they provide.
Benefits of Establishing a Fall Cover Crop
Dr. Jim Ladlie, ProfitProAG President, will share information on fall cover crop options and benefits such as nutrient cycling and retention, building biodiversity and soil organic matter. August through early fall is an ideal time to establish cover crops.