Market Journal – December 14, 2012
Cattle Markets – Mike Briggs, Seward, Neb. feedlot manager, thinks the recent cattle market run looks like the setup for a classic bull market rally. Mike also gives his thoughts on corn prices, the fiscal cliff deadline–s affect on volatility, and consumer spending.
Pasture Planning – Dennis Bauer, UNL Extension educator, says the winter months are a good time for cattle producers to develop their drought management plans.
NAWMN – Aaron Nygren, UNL Extension educator, explains how the Nebraska Agricultural Water Management Network can help growers keep track of their moisture levels. Click here for more information.
Cow Leasing – Cow leasing may give cattle producers an option to feed cattle on non-damaged pastures. Aaron Berger, UNL Extension educator, explains other ways cow leasing may be used, and the benefits and drawbacks of agreements.
Farm Transitioning – Lars Peterson, Transition Point Business Advisors, talks about the challenges in passing the family farm from generation to the next.
Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his weekly weather forecast.