On March 2, 2013, Mississippi Public Broadcasting Television, in Starkville, Miss., aired one of two shows on "Farmweek."
"Farmweek's" segment included information about cotton futures spiking, an uncertainity with this year's corn crops, an increase with wheat for feed demand and placements are up for cattle on feed.
In addition, it was stated that John Deere has added 1,500 employees at Waterloo.
The show will air again on Monday, March 4.
The week's trivia question:
"Which kind of pine straw commands a higher market price?"
Answer choices: A. longleaf B. loblolly C. slash
"Farmweek" Market Segment:
- Cotton futures spike
- Uncertainty about 2013 corn crop
- Wheat for feed demand increasing
- John Deere adds 1,500 employees at Waterloo
- Cattle on Feed report - Placements up
(Note: all times are Central Time Zone)
Mississippi Public Broadcasting Television
Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. and Mondays at 6 a.m.
RFD-TV (satellite and cable network)
(DIRECTV, Channel 345 or DISH, Channel 231)
Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at 5 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 at 3 a.m. and 10:30 a.m
The answer to the trivia quiz is B. 42 lbs. of pasta can be made from a bushel of wheat.
For more on "Farmweek" go to:
- Farmweek Calendar of Events
- Calendar of Public Events - Mississippi State University Extension Service
"The answer to the trivia question is A. longleaf. Longleaf is the kind of pine straw that commands a higher market price"
Enjoy attached video for more on this week's show or go to it directly at "Farmweek."