Economics

What Is The Economic Outlook For Pork?

Prices and Profitability: Economic OutlookPrices and Profitability: Economic Outlook Dr. Steve Meyer shares and evaluation of the many factors that may impact producer profitability in the coming year, including grain and livestock prices, exports, domestic demand, additional slaughter capacity, health challenges and more. [video].

The Five Trends That Will Make Ag Even Better

Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better!Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better! Dr. Lowell Catlett retired as a Regents Professor in Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business and Extension Economics and the Dean and Chief Administrative Officer of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University in July 2015. Dr. Catlett shares a futurist's view of technologies and their implications on the way we will live and work. [video].

SwineCast 0965, ATM - PRRS Economics Revisited

SwineCast 0965 Show Notes:
  • The Morrison Group unites to discuss updated economic information related to PRRS cost to the U.S. swine industry with Iowa State's Dr. Derald Holtkamp.

SwineCast 0960, Pork Forum - Massachusetts Mother Shares Real Cost Of Anti-Livestock Activists

SwineCast 0960 Show Notes:

2017 National Pork Industry Forum

2017 National Pork Industry Forum2017 Pork Industry Forum, March 1-3, 2016, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Approaches To Reducing Farm Energy Costs

Electric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine FarmsElectric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine Farms Michael Reese, University of Minnesota, details usable research info that will help swine farms evaluate what electric and thermal energy strategies are viable. Several key take home messages: 1) Energy efficiency upgrades can have a short-term return-on-investment, 2) Reputable contractors are available to remove complexities, and 3) There still exist state, federal, and utility grants and incentives [video].

Dr. Lowell Catlett - Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better!


Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better! - Dr. Lowell Catlett, Regents Professor in Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business and Extension Economics and the Dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University, Retired, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Nick Gabler - Evaluation of Antibiotic Alternatives for Nursery Pigs


Evaluation of Antibiotic Alternatives for Nursery Pigs - Dr. Nick Gabler, Iowa State University, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Ron Durre, Pat Von Tersch, Al Wulfekuhle - Managing Margins in Market Downturns


Managing Margins in Market Downturns - Ron Durre, Farm Credit Mid-America; Pat Von Tersch, Professional Ag Marketing; Al Wulfekuhle, Iowa Pork Producer, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Steve Meyer - Prices and Profitability: Economic Outlook


Prices and Profitability: Economic Outlook - Dr. Steve Meyer, Express Markets Inc., from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

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