Tim Hughes of Commodity & Ingredient Hedging (CIH) explores the impact of cutout based contracts on the CME index, reviews the history of the cutout and lean hog index and looks at the relationship between the two.
Karen Hoare, Director of Producer Learning & Development at National Pork Board, provides a look at employment rates, labor challenges and compensation in the swine industry.
A panel discussion about labor and staffing in the agriculture industry.
Steven Brody, Global Director of Regulatory Affairs at Genus explains what gene editing is and the learnings from developing a gene edited trait in livestock.
Executive Director Christine McCracken of Rabobank Food & Agri Research provides a look at what alternative proteins are and whether they’re a benefit or threat to the meat industry.
Jim Wiesemeyer, Washington Policy Analyst at Pro Farmer, looks at the current political and economic landscapes and their impacts on the agriculture industry.