Global Soybean Shortage, Nebraska Land Values on Market Journal - UNL CropWatch, March 22, 2013

Global Soybean Shortage, Nebraska Land Values on Market Journal - UNL CropWatch, March 22, 2013

March 22, 2013


On this week's Market Journal Thomas Mielke, director of Oil World in Hamburg, Germany, discusses the global soybean shortage and predicts future demand for soybean. This is one of several interviews conducted by the Market Journal team when they traveled to Durban, South Africa recently for the World Soybean Research Conference.

Also on this week's Market Journal with host Jeff Wilkerson:

  • Livestock Markets — Kate Brooks, UNL Extension livestock economics specialist, analyzes breakeven numbers for cattle and hogs. Kate also talks about the lack of exports in U.S. meat and the price forecast for spring.
  • Cattle Industry’s Public Policy Issues — Brad Lubben, UNL Extension public policy specialist, explains three issues facing the cattle industry: changes in Country of Origin Labeling, disaster funding, and an Environmental Protection Agency information release.
  • Planning for Early-Weaned Calves — Because of drought conditions, many pastures will be less than ideal for cattle producers. Jim MacDonald, UNL beef cattle nutritionist, talks about planning to manage the early weaning of calves.
  • Weather Forecast — Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.

View the entire March 22, 2013 program on YouTube.

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