PoultryCast update for December 14, 2010, Protein Markets Perspective From Wall Street Veteran

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Information To Help Your Operations

  • Audio: Extending Your Farm's WiFi - Ayrstone Productivity creates extended local wifi internet solutions which may solve distance or connection issues on your operation.
  • Audio: How Will Agriculture Fare In Season Of Uncertainty? - Talking with Jim Kielkopf, economist for AgriBank, about how economic uncertainty has impacted producer decisions and what role speculators and hedge fund industry play in agriculture along with the global increase in commodity prices.  
  • Audio: Protein Markets Perspective From Wall Street Veteran - From the recent Leman swine conference, keynote presentation featuring  Ms. Farha Aslam of Stephens, Inc.  How Wall Street views the protein markets and what it means in the greater picture for the industry future.

Agriculture Telling its Story

  • Audio: Fueling Ethanol - Matt Hartwig, The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), shares thoughts on legislation supporting the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit (aka VEETC) and possible changes in 2011.
  • Global Food Prices Expected To Increase In 2011 - According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), food prices in 2011 are expected to increase.
  • How Are DDGS Being Used Globally? - The US Grains Council has helped work through an agreement with the country of Jordan to start delivery of U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in early 2011.
  • Is Media's View of GMOs Fair? - Science in the media can be very hard to explain. In the case of GMOs, some media outlets cater to the confusion and aim to be sensational.
  • Ag and Local, Regional, and National Politics - Politics plays a major role in agriculture. Issues like water rights and subsidy payments impact farmers and ranchers everyday. This AgChat conversation on local, state, and national politics highlights some of the issues and how the future might play out.

Thanks, again, for your time and have a great holiday break!

Ned Arthur
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