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CropVillage Update for March 27, 2012, Maximize Return On your Forage Investment?

Information To Help Your Operations

  1. Audio: Future Of Swine Nutrition - Iowa State's Dr. John Patience shares his thoughts on the current state of swine nutrition and where profitable producers will focus in the future [audio] [full presentation video].
  2. Video: Global Feed Economics in a Biofuel World - Dr. Chris Hurt shares some economics updates and what producers need to consider in their feed management as 2012 moves forward. Key take away: Swine producers have the financial ability to outbid ethanol producers for corn [video].
  3. Audio: Can I Maximize Return On My Forage Investment? - David Fischer, retired University of Illinois extension specialist, recently shared the importance of properly managing critical periods in forage development and harvest to gain maximum value from those acres. He spoke at the recent JBS United Midwest Dairy Conference [audio].
  4. Chat: Eating Out with Chefs, Farmers & Foodies - What is your favorite restaurant and why? Do you look at food labels while eating out? As a restauranteur, do you connect with local farmers for food sources? This #FoodChat discusses eating out, being foodies, and what that connection means to consumers and farmers [chat].

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