Market Journal –“ November 29, 2013

This week on Market Journal–¦

Market Analysis –“ Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, analyzes the current winter wheat conditions, export markets for U.S. wheat, and international production. Frayne also gives his opinions on corn and soybean markets.

Winter Ahead –“ Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, updates soil moisture conditions in Nebraska. Al also looks ahead at winter weather for the state.

Ag Land Valuation –“ The state of Nebraska has 93 counties. In 66 of them, the agriculture land base represents at least half of the assessed property value. Bruce Johnson, UNL professor of ag economics, explains how the ag sector has become the heavy lifter of local government services in rural areas. Bruce–™s recent Cornhusker Economics article on property tax assessment trends in Nebraska can be found here.

Terry Klopfenstein –“ Throughout a 48-year career at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Terry Klopfenstein, UNL emeritus professor, has made a deep impact on the beef industry. He describes some of the advancements and future challenges in that industry.

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