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.