Dr. Steve Meyer - Market Outlook for 2013 and Beyond


Market Outlook for 2013 and Beyond - Dr. Steve Meyer, President of Paragon Economics, from the 2013 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16-17, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Dr. Steve Meyer, President of Paragon Economics, on the economics of pork production? Rain, rain, and more rain will be the big question for 2013. When, where, and how much? His snappy statement? If it rains then corn will be $4. If it doesn't rain then it will be $8. Dr. Meyer also covers some longer term concerns and opportunities: consumer incomes and their related spending, farm policy and legislation, and changes in industry approachs to animal welfare.