UNL Market Journal Looks at Being Bearish or Bullish in the Grain Market -- UNL CropWatch 2013
November 22, 2013
On this week's Market Journal Jeff Peterson, president of Heartland Farm Partners, discusses being bearish or bullish in corn and soybean markets. Peterson also looks at export markets and selling strategies for the 2014 crops.
Also on this week's program:
Cattle Market Analysis — A record U.S. corn harvest has helped keep corn prices down. Mike Briggs, Seward feedlot manager, analyzes the high feeder cattle market, packer margins, and production numbers for the fourth quarter.
Zilmax Research — Galen Erickson, UNL Extension beef feedlot specialist, talks about the use of Zilmax and beta-agonists in the feedlot.
- Weather Forecast — Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.
The U.S. winter wheat crop is nearly fully emerged, with the majority rated in good to excellent condition. Market Journal will look at the crop and selling strategies with North Dakota State Extension Economist Frayne Olson. Terry Klopfenstein, UNL professor emeritus in animal science, will discuss changes in the beef industry over his 48-year career at UNL.
View this week's program, as well as previous programs, online at marketjournal.unl.edu and watch for future broadcasts on these networks.
- NET1 – Saturday, 7 a.m. CT
- NET2 – Sunday, 9 a.m. CT
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