Economics

The Midwest: Moving Toward North Carolina Winters and Arkansas Summers

Climate Change, Big Rains, And Impact On Lake ErieClimate Change, Big Rains, And Impact On Lake Erie Dr. Aaron Wilson, Ohio State University, shares that climate and weather are related but different. Dr. Wilson details the differences and their impact on growing crops. Dr. Wilson highlights data that shows how the growing zones are shifting and the impacts to agriculture. Dr. Wilson shares predictions that states like Ohio, through 2095, will move to having winters like North Carolina today and summers like Arkansas today [video].

SwineCast 1011, Pork Forum - NPB's Domestic Marketing VP Sutton Discusses Efforts To Increase Share

SwineCast 1011 Show Notes:
  • A good conversation at the National Pork Forum with Jarrod Sutton, National Pork Board's Vice President of Domestic Marketing, on the effort to drive pork consumption through retail and restaurant channels.

Panel - Industry Discussing Science & Consumer Perception at National Pork Industry Forum


Industry Discussing Science & Consumer Perception - Panel, from the 2018 National Pork Industry Forum, February 28 – March 2, 2018, Kansas City, MO, USA.

2018 Missouri Pork Expo

2018 Missouri Pork Expo2018 Missouri Pork Expo The 2018 Missouri Pork Expo focused on nutrient management cost sharing opportunities [link] for producers plus highlighted the importance of rodent management [link] for all farm operation biosecurity plans. Held February 6-7, 2018, Columbia, MO, USA.

Gaining Money To Help Manage Nutrients and Manure

Cost Share Opportunities for Nutrient ManagementCost Share Opportunities for Nutrient Management In this panel moderated by Mr. Jerry Foster (JBS Live Pork), Mr. Jim Plassmeyer (Missouri Department of Natural Resources Soil and Water Conservation Program) and Ms. Lauren Cartwright (Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA), cover the various aspects of nutrient management planning and implementation. Ms. Cartwright and Mr. Plassmeyer outline cost sharing opportunities that are available through various state and federal resources [video].

Rabobank’s 2018 Pork/Animal Protein Outlook

Production Growth Ahead; Competition Heats Up - Rabobank’s 2018 Pork/Animal Protein OutlookProduction Growth Ahead; Competition Heats Up - Rabobank’s 2018 Pork/Animal Protein Outlook Mr. Sterling Liddell and Ms. Christine McCracken, Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research, share data and summarize the economics of the protein markets. Mr. Liddell and Ms. McCracken also share detailed information on consumer trends plus highlight some of the risks producers must keep in their eyesight when managing their operations [video].

What Are Some New Technologies for Improving Pork Producers?

New Technologies for Pork Producers - Video Monitoring and Web-Based LearningVideo Monitoring and Web-Based Learning Mr. Earl Dodson, K·Coe Isom, covers several technologies to help address animal welfare and worker safety in farm operations. Video monitoring and web-based learning are important to help improve the education of staff and to help farms be compliant with their customers' need to see what is happening on farm [video].

SwineCast 1007, United Soybean Board User Panel Offers Proteins Perspective

SwineCast 1007 Show Notes:

  • Just as we're interested in our customers' perspective, our suppliers like to hear our likes and dislikes. At the United Soybean Board’s February meeting, a panel of animal nutritionists explained to soybean farmers what they’re looking for in their animals’ diets. With both the poultry and swine industries represented, we thought you'd find it of value. Panel members included Randy Mitchell, vice president, technical services at Perdue Farms, for the poultry industry perspective and Dr. Dean Boyd, technical director for The Hanor Company, for the swine industry perspective. Gordon Denny, USB’s soybean meal market analyst, moderated the panel.

Panel - Discussion with Speakers on PRRS In The Field - Moderated by Dr. Montse Torremorell


Discussion with Speakers on PRRS In The Field - Moderated by Dr. Montse Torremorell, University of Minnesota, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Mr. Sterling Liddell and Ms. Christine McCracken - Production Growth Ahead - Rabobank’s 2018 Pork/Animal Protein Outlook


Production Growth Ahead; Competition Heats Up - Rabobank’s 2018 Pork/Animal Protein Outlook - Mr. Sterling Liddell and Ms. Christine McCracken, Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research, from the 2018 Missouri Pork Expo, February 6-7, 2018, Columbia, MO, USA.

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