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Market Journal – November 27, 2015

This week on Market Journal…

Cattle Market Analysis – Mike Briggs, feedlot manager from Seward, Nebraska, analyzes cattle price movements in November. Mike also talks about heavy animal weights entering and exiting the feedlot.

Loan Considerations – Dave Goeller, Nebraska Extension farm business succession planning specialist, talks about developing a positive relationship with your commercial ag banker. More information about the Farm Succession Series workshop in Hartington, Nebraska, can be found here.

Prevent Hay Losses – Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Extension forage specialist, explains how feeding hay to cattle without restrictions can lead to significant waste.

Field to Market – Randy Pryor, Nebraska Extension educator, describes how corn and soybean farmers can improve efficiency and focus on sustainability with the help of Field to Market workshops. The Field to Market workshops are sponsored in part by the Nebraska Corn Board.

Big Data & Insurance – Terry Griffin, Kansas State University cropping systems economist, explains how the crop insurance industry could use big data and advanced technology.

Weather Outlook – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension state climatologist, gives an overview of El Niño and provides an extended temperature and precipitation outlook.

Next week on Market Journal… Big corn and soybean crops have been a drag on markets. We will look at potential price movements before the USDA’s December Crop Report with Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president.



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