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Market Journal –“ November 23, 2012

     Livestock Markets
–“ Shane Ellis, Iowa State University Extension livestock economist, discusses beef profitability, low cattle inventory, and how the future of ethanol could affect corn prices. 
     Soybean Exports –“ Greg Peters, Nebraska Soybean Board district six director, gives an update on export opportunities for U.S. soybeans. 
     Census of Agriculture –“ The Census of Agriculture measures farmers, ranchers, and the land they use. Greg Ibach, Nebraska Department of Agriculture director, explains the importance of this year–™s census. 
      Heuermann Lecture Series –“ Catherine Bertini is the latest speaker in the Heuermann Lecture Series. Bertini is a former executive director for the United Nations World Food Programme and was named the 2003 World Food Prize Laureate. She discusses the challenge of increasing food production. 
     Corn Seeding Rates –“ Several UNL researchers recently looked at how seeding rates in dryland corn would be impacted by a lack of moisture. Jenny Rees, UNL Extension educator, talks about the study. 
     Weather Update –“ Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his weekly forecast.