Pork Crawl 2017, New York City

Section 1 Pork Crawl 2017 took a group of trade editors on a culinary journey across New York City on Wednesday, November 8. Our chef host, Matt Abdoo of NYC’s Pig Bleecker and Pig Beach, was joined by Chef Adam Sappington of The Country Cat in Portland, OR, and Chef José Mendín of Pubbelly Noodle […]

Weather Outlook 2017 & Beyond

Dr. Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University, 2017 Pork Academy Dr. Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University, provides an update on what the weather will be like through 2017. Dr. Taylor enforces the idea of assigning real values to risk and understanding what they mean. Dr. Taylor discusses some of the key areas on Earth that impact […]

Protein and Consumer Markets Outlook

Dr. Steve Meyer, EMI Analytics, 2017 Pork Academy Dr. Steve Meyer, Vice President, Pork Analysis, EMI Analytics, provides a focused view on consumer demand and the short term futures that will impact prices and markets. Dr. Meyer also looks at proteins across the board and what planning farm management needs to consider. Video

Feed Ingredient Outlook

Eric Scholer, EMI Analytics, 2017 Pork Academy Eric Scholer, Vice President, EMI Analytics, details how feed markets are working and their impacts to planning. Video

Veterinary Feed Directive

Dr. Chris Rademacher, Iowa State University, 2017 Pork Academy Dr. Chris Rademacher, Iowa State University, digs into what swine operations and veterinarians have learned about the Veterinary Feed Directive’s implementation since January 2017. Dr. Rademacher walks through several key findings and aims to address many questions from the audience. Dr. Rademacher shares data from GlobalVetLINK […]

U.S. Exports and International Trade

Dr. Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University, 2017 Pork Academy Dr. Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University, walks through a detailed analysis of the global pork trade and how China is changing to meet their pork supply needs. Dr. Hayes’ take aways: “China is driving world pork markets and will do so for at least 18 months.” […]