PoultryCast Update for June 3, 2011, Poultry Industry Outlook?

Feed costs are key to industry profitability in coming months, according to Dr. Paul Aho, industry analyst and speaker at the recent Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition Conference in Indianapolis. 

Good news is that the conference seemed to mark a change in the mid-western weather pattern and initiated several days of warm, dry weather.  U.S. corn planting progress jumped significantly during the period and helps ensure sufficient supply.

Information To Help Your Operations

  • Audio: Emissions And Air Quality Tool - Angela Reick-Hinz, Iowa State Extension Agronomist, updates us on a free online tool intended to help you evaluate your livestock systems for potential air quality improvement. The National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool does note collect nor retain the operations name. "All users receive a report of priority areas where improvements can be made, regardless of the amount of emissions produced by the facility."
  • Audio: Poultry Industry Outlook? Ask Paul Aho - Dr. Paul Aho shares his industry outlook following his presentation at the annual Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition conference in Indianapolis.
  • Video: What Is The New FDA Final Egg Safety Rule? - Industry Perspectives on the New FDA Final Egg Safety Rule: Lessons learned in the 2010 egg recalls and tracebacks - Howard Magwire, Vice President, Government Relations for the United Egg Producers and the United Egg Association, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.
  • From the PoultryCast archives: Video: Food Safety Issues and Salmonella - Food Safety Issues for Salmonella in Eggs and Egg Products - Dr. Patricia Curtis, Auburn University, from NIAA's One Health: Implications for Animal Agriculture, March 15 - 17, 2010, Kansas City, MO, USA.

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