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Soil Moisture, Mineral Supplements & Harvest Prices

Saturday, January 27, 2024

This week on SUNUP:

  • Dave Lalman, OSU Extension beef cattle specialist, has advice on mineral supplementation this winter and explains how the OSU Extension Cowculator can help with decision-making.
  • Wes Lee, OSU Extension Mesonet agricultural coordinator, shows viewers how all the rain, snow and ice impacted the soil moisture maps. State climatologist Gary McManus says all that moisture is alleviating drought in many areas.
  • Rosslyn Biggs, OSU Extension beef cattle specialist, explains the health issues that can occur when newborn calves are exposed to cold temperatures, and she gives tips on how to protect those calves.
  • Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock marketing specialist, says the recent extreme temperatures in the country could negatively impact prices.
  • Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, discusses the value of a good bull.
  • Kim Anderson, OSU Extension grain marketing specialist, predicts the range for harvest prices for wheat, corn, soybeans and cotton.
  • Finally, SUNUP finds out what makes Andy Cole a 2023 Distinguished Alumnus in OSU’s Ferguson College of Agriculture.


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