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What Is The Feed Ingredient Outlook?

Feed Ingredient OutlookFeed Ingredient Outlook Eric Scholer, Vice President, EMI Analytics, details how feed markets are working and their impacts to planning [video].

SwineCast 0984, WPX - Meteorologist Elwynn Taylor's Long Term Outlook

SwineCast 0984 Show Notes:

More Corn, More Feed, Pork Prices Good

Dr. Steve Meyer - US Pork Industry Economic Situation and OutlookDollar Views On Pork Future Dr. Steve Meyer, Paragon Economics, points out that more corn and soybeans will have been raised in 2014 than ever before. This translates into lowest feed prices, the ethanol gravy train is over, and and high revenues for pork. Regardless of PEDv development, he expects rapid growth (3-4%) in 2015.

SwineCast 0757, Exports and Feed Costs Top Concerns For NPPC CEO Dierks

SwineCast 0757 Show Notes:
  • National Pork Producers Council CEO Neil Dierks recently visited on top issues he sees today and in the near future for the U.S. production industry.

Dr. Matt Swantek & David Stender - Feed Management and Records for Niche Markets


Feed Management and Records for Niche Markets - Dr. Matt Swantek & David Stender, both Iowa State University Extension Swine Specialists, from the 2013 Iowa Pork Congress, January 23-24, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Joel DeRouchey - Managing High Feed Costs


Managing High Feed Costs - Dr. Joel DeRouchey, Professor and Swine Extension Specialist, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, from the 2013 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16-17, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

SwineCast 0739, Drought 2012 Impact With AgriBank VP

SwineCast 0739 Show Notes:
  • The short-term effects of the 2012 drought are readily apparent though we hope the feed price peaks are behind us.  Looking through a banker's glasses at the waves resulting from a short crop... and what scenario for 2013 most concerns Jeffrey Swanhorst, Executive Vice-President of Credit and Chief Credit Officer for AgriBank.

SwineCast 0736, Simplified Nursery Diet Shows Promise But May Affect Disease Response

SwineCast 0736 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Kees de Lange, a swine nutritionist at the University of Guelph says research into early pig physiology and less complex diets show promise in lowering feed costs.  He cautions the research is ongoing and that disease challenged herd results were significantly different.  He talks with Bruce Cochrane at Farmscape.ca.

SwineCast 0723, Renewable Fuels Association Says Request For RFS Waiver Not Legal Or Needed

SwineCast 0723 Show Notes:
  • Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO, Bob Dinneen, responds to requests for a waiver of the renewable fuels standard mandate by a consortium of livestock organizations.  The groups say the grain is too important as feed in this drought-tightened supply scenario.
  • Link to NPPC's release on the RFS waiver request.

SwineCast 0710, Can European Uncertainty Affect Feed Costs?

Download mp3SwineCast 0710 Show Notes:
  • We've been wondering just how much the uncertainty in the European Union and elsewhere could affect our grains and exports.  Dan O'Brien, research and extension ag economist shares this insight with Eric Atkinson.
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