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Content about meat markets

February 13, 2012

What are the trends animal agriculture needs to stay on top of?

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.

February 7, 2012

How are beef cuts graded and labeled?

Dr. Gretchen Hilton, Oklahoma State University, presents details on how beef cuts are graded and classified for markets and pricing.

February 7, 2012

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

February 2, 2012

How is the air affected by animal transportion?

Dr. Malcomb Mitchell, Scottish Ag College, provides good information during the International Poultry Scientific Forum in Atlanta. He says comfortable air flows can be observed in truckloads of shavings. Where do they blow and how does that apply to animal transportation?