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DairyCast 0439 - It's The Economy, Silly! What Keeps American Farm Bureau Federation Economist Up At Night?

DairyCast 0439 Show Notes:
  • Food prices are higher and the consumer (Black Friday sales notwithstanding) are hunkering down.  What does it mean for U.S. agriculture and agricultural policy?  Let's ask American Farm Bureau Federation chief economist Bob Young.

DairyCast 0434 - Consumer Connection: Can Research Provide Insight On Consumer Decisions?

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Dr. Mike Lormore - Reaching Out to Consumers


Reaching Out to Consumers - Dr. Mike Lormore, Director of Dairy Veterinary Operations, Pfizer Animal Health, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Scott Hurd - Welcome and Purpose of Symposium


Welcome and Purpose of Symposium - Dr. Scott Hurd, Associate Professor, Iowa State University, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

DairyCast 0432 - How Will Recently Signed Free Trade Agreements Impact U.S. Beef Exports?

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DairyCast 0431 - What Are Top Consumer Concerns?

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DairyCast 0429 - Producer Meets Consumer At CFI's Food System Summit

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DairyCast 0425 - Economics And Exports, How Does The World Economy Affect Your Feed Prices?

DairyCast 0425 Show Notes:
  • Looking at the impact world economic uncertainty is having on U.S. exports, and why we should see less volatility in the years to come in our feed grain markets. We talk with Purdue economist Dr. Chris Hurt.

How Much Food Will Be Needed In 2050?

There have been many articles that compare the population of 2050 and the food requirements needed by that population. Examples include "Making Safe, Abundant Food Supply a Global Reality" and "Food Needs and Population" (additional resources). Dr. Terry Etherton highlights some of the approaches to population estimates and then seeks to translate into the quantity of food that would be needed to feed that 2050 population.
The question emerges, then, of whether there is more accurate approach for estimating projected food needs in 2050?

DairyCast 0420 - Does Methane Production Vary By Individual Cow?

DairyCast 0420 Show Notes:
  • Walking the tradeshow floor at the American Dairy Science Association joint meeting with the American Society of Animal Scientists, Truffle Media's John Blue happens upon a new process to monitor methane production on individual cows.  It's another tool in your herd management toolbox... coming soon!
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