Market Journal – December 6, 2013
This week on Market Journal...
Cattle Market Analysis – Jim Robb, Livestock Marketing Information Center director, analyzes profit margins for cow-calf producers and feedlots into 2014. Jim also talks about whether or not high cattle prices can continue.
Grain Market Analysis – John Meuret, J.E. Meuret Grain Company, discusses the upcoming December Crop Report, the current momentum in soybeans, and the demand market for corn.
Winter Nutrition in Cattle – With colder weather here, Rick Funston, UNL Extension beef reproductive physiologist, gives tips for winter nutrition in cattle. Rick also talks about getting the most out of replacement heifers.
October Storm Recovery – An October blizzard killed thousands of livestock in northwest Nebraska. Scott Cotton, UNL Extension educator, discusses the impact of the storm and recovery efforts after the damage.
Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.
Next week on Market Journal…We will report from the 2013 Nebraska Power Farming Show at the Lancaster Events Center in Lincoln. Nick Mueller from Stewart-Peterson will be our marketing analyst, and we will also look at the use of soybeans in Nebraska’s Panhandle.