Market Journal –“ November 8, 2013

This week on Market Journal–¦

USDA Report Analysis - Elaine Kub, author of "Mastering the Grain Markets," discusses the USDA's November crop report.

Cattle Market Analysis –“ Kate Brooks, UNL Extension livestock economist, discusses the recent Cattle on Feed report, farmers and ranchers holding heifers for expansion, and fed cattle prices.

PEDv Precautions –“ Even though Nebraska is not one of the states to have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus, colder weather and less sun could open a window for PEDv to enter. Bruce Brodersen, UNL School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences assistant professor, talks about biosecurity precautions producers should take as the virus continues to spread. More information on PEDv, as well as biosecurity recommendations, can be found here.

Ag Land Leases –“ Allan Vyhnalek, UNL Extension educator, says producers can attend workshops on ag land leases during November and December. The events are free to attend and sponsored by the Nebraska Soybean Board and North Central Risk Management Agency. Locations and additional information can be found here.

Drying and Storing Grain –“ While harvest in Nebraska is ahead of the state–™s five-year average, progress has been slowed by both weather and wet corn. Klein Ileleji, Purdue University Extension engineer, talks about how you can ensure your grain stays in the best possible quality through winter and into 2014.

Weather Forecast –“ Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.