Economics

SwineCast 0206 for June 5 2007

SwineCast 0206 Show Notes:

  • SwineCast at World Pork Expo
  • Purdue's Brian Rickerts looks at DDGs long term effect on protein quality
  • Viewing today's prices from a historical perspective with Steve Meyer

SwineCast 0202 for May 22 2007

SwineCast 0202 Show Notes:

  • Prairie Systems Feed Allocation System helps manage your nutrient flow.
  • Alternative feedstuffs gaining ground outside the U.S.
  • Dr. Gerald Shurson shares his thoughts on Ethanol impact.
  • Canadians hoping new crop will ease pricing pressure.

SwineCast 0201 for May 18 2007

SwineCast 0201 Show Notes:

  • At the Pork Managers Conference in Destin, Florida: 1) Conversations with Sarah Fogleman from Kansas State & Mark Greenwood with AgStar Financial Services and their presentation on building a management team and preparing for transition and 2) Economist Abner Womack from the University of Missouri talking ethanol and feed prices.<

SwineCast 0196 for May 1 2007

SwineCast 0196 Show Notes:

SwineCast 0175 February 13, 2007

SwineCast 0175 Show Notes:
  • Jacques Dion with AgriVolt lobbies for annual audits
  • Monitoring water consumption and use can tell you more than you think
  • Higher corn and soybean prices will vary according to a number of factors detailed by Iowa State's John Lawrence

SwineCast 0167 for January 16, 2007

SwineCast 0167 Show Notes:
  • Potential Bio-Terror planning includes FMD scenario from the Department of Homeland Security. Survey found here.
  • NPPC Premises registration reminder. Here's the link.
  • Univ of IL economist Darrell Good talks with Todd Gleason about the corn/soybean supply and demand picture.
  • New grain technologies will improve and expand utilization.
  • If it walks and talks like it's "Natural", will you be able to tell the difference?

SwineCast 0166a for January 12, 2007

SwineCast 0166a Show Notes:
  • Doug Cooper talks with Iowa State Economist William Edwards about factors which will drive cash rent values in Iowa and elsewhere. Survey on 2006 rents in Iowa.
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