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Market Journal –“ November 30, 2012

     Grain Markets –“ Roy Smith, farmer and grain marketing consultant from Plattsmouth, Neb., discusses selling strategies for 2012 and 2013 soybeans and corn. Roy also explains how this is a unique year for the dead cat bounce in soybeans.
     Pork Safety –“ Consumer Reports says it tested pork chop and ground pork samples from around the U.S. and found nearly 70 percent contained a bacterium. Harshavardhan Thippareddi, UNL Extension food safety specialist, says if consumers follow common cooking practices, they should not be too worried.
     Winter Wheat Condition –“ Greg Kruger, UNL Extension cropping systems specialist, says winter wheat is suffering due to drought conditions. Greg describes what options growers may be considering through winter.
     Cattle Carcass Weight –“ Feedlots continue to struggle with high feed prices. Jim MacDonald, UNL beef cattle nutritionist, explains how research can show carcass weight gain in feedlot cattle.
     NSB Update –“ Scott Houck, Nebraska Soybean Board at-large director, explains how the Nebraska Soybean Board helps in producer education and research.
     Weather Outlook –“ Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his weekly weather forecast.