PoultryCast Update for October 28, 2010, Examining GIPSA Rule Changes

Information To Help Your Operations


Poultry Events And Symposiums

  • 13th Annual Winter Ventilation Workshop - The Winter Ventilation Workshop, November 1-3, 2010, Athens, GA, provides lectures, group exercises, and utilization of Excel spreadsheets to educate attendees on the principles behind environmental control of poultry houses during cold weather.
  • 2010 Grain Forecast and Economic Outlook Conference - The Grain Forecast and Economic Outlook Conference, November 10, 2010, Atlanta, GA, examines the function and responsibilities of the grain buyers. This U.S. Poultry & Egg Association conference provides real-time facts and figures on economic forecasts, feed grain supply and demand, and purchasing strategies.
  • Optimization and Forecasting for the Poultry Industry - Optimization and Forecasting for the Poultry Industry, November 11, 2010, Raleigh, NC. Conference offers tools for forecasting and optimization for decision-making in commercial poultry production. The event also provides a demonstration of software and experiences.

Agriculture Telling its Story

  • How Can Being Vegan Impact Ag? - What does it mean to be vegan? How do non-meat diets effect those in agriculture? Are the philosophies of non-meat diets in conflict with agriculture ideals?
  • Audio: How Do You Know Your Farmer? - Emily Zweber Shares Story of Organic Valley Coop Know Your Farmer Campaign.
  • What Food Questions Are On People's Mind? - How is Wal-Mart's Global Sustainable Agriculture Goals going to impact food producers? What is the definition of 'local'? This Foodchat discussion handled Open Mic questions from across the world.
  • Engage Non Farmers With Haunted Farms And Corn Mazes - Seasonal agri-tourism for Halloween is a great way to bring non farmers to food sources. While they are being entertained by great corn mazes and scary barn tours, offer the opportunity to share farm stories and maybe sell them a pumpkin or apple cider.


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Ned Arthur
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