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May 22, 2015

Are there opportunities in agriculture for biodiesel to have a future?

Kaleb Little, Communications Manager, National Biodiesel Board, shares the opportunities agriculture and biodiesel have in the future. Mr. Little highlights why biodiesel is important and what needs to happen to sustain the ecosystem.

Fueling Livestock Profitability - Kaleb Little, Communications Manager, National Biodiesel Board, from the 2015 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit, The Journey to Extraordinary, May 6 - 7, 2015, Kansas City, MO, USA.

More presentations at http://www.trufflemedia.com/agmedia/conference/2015-the-journey-to-extra...

January 7, 2014

Corn and soybeans are not the only grains produced. What are some of the varieties of grain and what are farmers/ranchers doing with them?

AgChat on Alternative Grains and Grain OilsVariety of Grains What are the variety of grains that farmers and ranchers grow beyond corn and soybean? This AgChat conversation looks at what is beyond the transitional view of crops being grown.

August 30, 2012

Crops and fuels are being reviewed in light of drought and feed requirements for animal agriculture.


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August 10, 2012

Can there be flexibility in how the Renewable Fuels Standard is applied? And what is new for Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae in swine operations?

SwineCast is back from China and on to North Carolina. The annual Boehringer Ingelheim Carolina Swine Health Conference offers excellent producer discussion and interaction in a family friendly environment. Please keep an eye out for the next set of presentation videos at Conference Connection to see what went on.

July 27, 2012

What is agriculture in China like and how will the corn be allocated in the current weather/economic environment?


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July 25, 2012

How will the demand for corn be managed in light of the current drought and economic tensions in biofuels?

The weather is seriously stressing many crops this year. Corn, specifically, is also being stressed because of the demand for biofuel (ethanol) and livestock animal feed.

July 3, 2012

What are some of the economic issues in grains and how are they playing out on the animal agriculture markets and in farm operations? Dr. Meyers doesn't hold back on his assessments of ethanol. His presentation offers details on China's corn import/exports compared to other major corp producing countries.

Economic Grain Situation and Outlook - Dr. Steve Meyers, Paragon Economics, from the 2012 World Pork Expo, June 6-8, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

March 2, 2012

Carbon foot prints+growing population mean the business of agriculture need new approaches to producing food.

February 10, 2012

Can the use of corn as food co-exist with the idea of corn as fuel?

There is no question that energy consumption continues to increase and the main source of the world's energy is crude oil. Since the early 1970's in the U.S., the nature of using crude oil has been felt, from the Arab oil embargo to the creation of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.

February 10, 2012


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Food or Fuel? How will changes to ethanol subsidies affect food / fuel debate? Will cellulosic biomass like switchgrass ever work? This #AgChat conversation touches on one of the hot topics in agriculture.

February 10, 2012

Food and fuel discussions have been heated in the past. Before jumping in, get some info!

These resources are to help provide insight and perspective on on corn, fuel, and food. They are not comprehensive nor are they free of bias. But they are helpful in the start of understanding the issues.

January 9, 2012

While ethanol production has turned corn stocks into fuel, the growth curve should begin to flatten in coming years.

Hog Economics in the Biofuels Era - Dr. Chris Hurt, Purdue University, from the 2011 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 12-14, 2011, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.

January 9, 2012

While ethanol production has turned corn stocks into fuel, the growth curve should begin to flatten in coming years.

Hog Economics in the Biofuels Era - Dr. Chris Hurt, Purdue University, from the 2011 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 12-14, 2011, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.