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August 30, 2012

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


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August 17, 2012

Segments from the 2012 Ag Media Summit, Klout today, and RFS waiver not legal or needed.

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All These Tools: What Next?

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 9, 2012

Are Flex-Fuel cars going to pull in more more ethanol and disrupt corn feed supplies?

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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 19, 2012

What should you be doing with your corn?

There is less pressure from ethanol demand and the industry is catching up with trend-line yields. And prices are moderating, although at higher levels than preferred. Purdue's Dr. Chris Hurt shares what's happening and why we should see a bit less volatility in the days to come.

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 28, 2012

What are the issues and opportunities ethanol plants represent?

Ethanol and Renewable Fuels - Tom Buis, from the 2012 Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmers Conference, January 27-28, 2012, Indianapolis, IN, 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.