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Market Journal - March 2, 2012

     Grain Markets –“ Darin Newsom, DTN Senior Analyst, talks about the demand market for grains –“ and if it will end –“ in 2012.

     Ag Technologies –“ Gaining prominence in the last few years, online auctions can help farmers and ranchers sell land, animals and equipment. Tom Landmesser from Big Iron talks about the emergence, hurdles and future of these sites.

     Nitrogen Loss –“ UNL Extension soil scientist Charles Shapiro discusses how to manage nitrogen losses in corn.

     Farm Safety –“ Allen Kronebusch, AKE Safety Equipment, describes the need for the appropriate type of fire extinguisher.

     SARE –“ Since 1988, Nebraska farmers and ranchers have had access to grant dollars to aid in sustainable ag practices. This money, provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is a part of the SARE program. Market Journal–™s Kurtis Harms reports.

     Soybean Sustainability –“ Mike Thede, United Soybean Board, talks about recent discussions on sustainability at USB meetings.

     Weather –“ UNL Extension statewide climatologist Al Dutcher says warmer weather is in store for next week.