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Agricultural Estate & Succession Planning - Brent and Connie Haden - Law Firm of Haden & Byrne, LLC [link], from the 2013 Missouri Pork Expo, February 13 - 14, 2013, Columbia, MO, USA.

Show Me the Money: Economic Outlook - Dr. Steve Meyer, President of Paragon Economics, from the 2013 Iowa Pork Congress, January 23-24, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Working on the idea of dying is not something people "love" to do, but planning now helps alleviate the loss later.
Who gets what and when?
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What is it, what are some of the issues, and what next?
How are subsidies a part of the value of crops?

Dr. Steve Pollman, Murphy Brown, provides a market summary of Smithfield Foods, how it compares with other swine producers, what some of their issues are, and where Murphy-Brown fits.

Can dairy farms change to take advantages of perceived negatives and make more money?
Dairy Operations Look to Other Revenue Opportunities

How will the pork industry fare in 2012? Dr. Steve Meyer says 2012 has five key issues to keep an eye on: exports, U.S. Demand, feed prices, hog/pork supplies, and packing capacity. Steve also highlights the relationships between crops and costs.

Total feed supply is going down. This means we either get more efficient or we get smaller.


Strategies to Manage Profit Margin Risk - Dr. Corinne Alexander, from the 2012 Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmers Conference, January 27-28, 2012, Indianapolis, IN, USA.