October 31, 2014

Cattle Market Analysis – Mike Briggs, feedlot manager from Seward, Nebraska, analyzes cattle price movement in October. Mike also talks about the short supply of cattle, corn prices and consumer demand for beef.

Brazil & Argentina Update – The U.S. is expected to harvest nearly 107 million metric tons of soybeans this season. While farmers in Brazil in Argentina are projected to produce less than the U.S., both countries are showing an increase over last year. Alastair Stewart, DTN South America correspondent, gives an update on Brazil's soybean planting and discusses policy issues in Brazil and Argentina.

On-Farm Research Network – Keith Glewen, UNL Extension educator, says harvest is a good time for producers to consider doing research on their operations through the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network. This project is sponsored by UNL Extension, the Nebraska Corn Board, the Nebraska Corn Growers Association and the Nebraska Soybean Board.

Commodity Market Players – Cory Walters, UNL Extension crop economist, talks about the evolution of commodity markets. Cory also discusses commodity index traders and their purpose. Information about the 2014 Cornhusker Economics Outlook Meetings can be found here.

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

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