Market Journal – November 22, 2013
This week on Market Journal–¦
Cattle Market Analysis – A record U.S. corn harvest has helped keep corn prices down. Mike Briggs, Seward, Neb. feedlot manager, analyzes the high feeder cattle market, packer margins, and production numbers for the fourth quarter.
Grain Market Analysis – Jeff Peterson, president of Heartland Farm Partners, discusses being bearish or bullish in corn and soybean markets. Jeff also talks about export markets for both commodities and selling strategies for the 2014 crops.
Zilmax Research Update – Galen Erickson, UNL Extension beef feedlot specialist, talks about the use of Zilmax and beta-agonists in the feedlot. Galen also discusses research involving Zilmax fed to cattle and whether or not data show a correlation to lameness or death loss.
Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.