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Market Journal –“ March 1, 2013

     Cattle Markets –“ Mike Briggs, Seward, Neb. feedlot manager, analyzes cattle market price outlook and the concern over consumer demand.
     Brazilian Soybean Industry –“ Alexandre José Cattelan, Embrapa Soybean Brazil director, discusses the size and condition of the 2013 Brazilian soybean harvest. Cattelan also explains the difficulties Brazil faces in exporting its production due to inadequate infrastructure.
     Spring Weather Outlook –“ With only a few weeks of winter left, Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist recaps winter precipitation and gives a brief outlook of spring weather possibilities.
     Grazing Options After Drought –“ Aaron Berger, UNL Extension educator, talks about what producers can be thinking about for grazing during spring and summer, including alfalfa–™s water use, selecting seed early, and windrow grazing. More information on utilizing annual forages with limited irrigation can be found HERE.
     Weather Forecast –“ Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.