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PoultryCast Update for January 20, 2011, What is Weather Insurance?

Information To Help Your Operations

  1. Audio: What is Weather Insurance? - Kyle Perry, Climate Corporation, shares how weather based coverage works above the current US Federal programs. APH database may be tracking yield data that is behind with current crop yields. This presents a risk of not covering yields above the historical trends. The Climate Corporation provides financial instruments to protect those higher yields.
  2. Audio: Food Safety Isn't Interesting... Until It Is - Tony Flood, International Food Information Council, asks "How much time do you spend learning about something you don't think you'll need?" and provides insight on how this applies to food safety. He suggests creativity is key to implementing food safety.
  3. Audio: Do You Have Leadership Traits? - Ian Davis, retired Managing Director at McKinsey & Company, recently shared his top five leadership traits with Stanford's Graduate School of Business students. Ian has consulted with major international management leaders, seeing very good... and some not very good management teams. This half hour program is a great thought provoker for your management team and might be a good point of initiation for the 'up and comers' that are ready for advancement [audio][video].

Ned Arthur
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