Price Discovery & Mandatory Price Reporting

David Ward, CIH & Taylor Cox, Market News, 2015 Pork Management Conference This session will define how Mandatory Price Reporting legislation is currently written and how prices end up on each section of the USDA report. Also what is considered a negotiation? What needs to be said or not said in order for it to […]

Pork Producer Legal Update

Eldon McAfee, Brick Gentry PC Law, 2015 Pork Management Conference Eldon will provide an update on recent environmental regulations affecting pork producers including the Des Moines Water Works Clean Water Act lawsuit and its national implications. He’ll also discuss the recent increase in odor nuisance lawsuits in Iowa and other states. Eldon will update attendees […]

The Power of Pork – New Applications, Consumer Trends, and More!

Jack Li, Datassential, 2015 Pork Management Conference This session covers the latest pork-related food trends, high-impact recipe and menu applications, and what the modern consumer wants. Presentation The Power of Pork – New Applications, Consumer Trends, and More! from National Pork Board

National Pork Board Update – 2015

John Johnson, COO, National Pork Board, 2015 Pork Management Conference An update of the Pork Checkoff initiatives, including details of the Swine Health Center, Common Industry Audit, “NEW” Strategic Plan and more. Presentation National Pork Board Update – 2015 from National Pork Board

Pork Industry Economic Outlook

Steve Meyer, EMI Analytics, 2015 Pork Management Conference 2015 Pork Management Conference, June 16-19 in New Orleans. Presentation Pork Industry Economic Outlook from National Pork Board

Legislative and Regulatory Update

Neil Dierks, National Pork Producers Council 2015 Pork Management Conference, June 16-19 in New Orleans. Presentation Legislative and Regulatory Update from National Pork Board

Income & Estate Tax Planning

Rob Gunther, Frost PLLC, 2015 Pork Management Conference This session will provide an overall income tax update specifically focused on agriculture and pork production. New legislation, expiring IRS provisions, depreciation and other changes that impact farming. This discussion will also include an overview of current estate tax laws and address any changes on the horizon. […]

Grain & Feed Outlook

Joe Kerns, Kerns & Associates, 2015 Pork Management Conference What is the long term outlook, including the land values, cash rents, ethanol and global supply demand.

Global Outlook and Demand for US Pork

Brett Stuart, Global AgriTrends, 2015 Pork Management Conference What is the global demand and outlook for U.S. Pork? Presentation Global Outlook and Demand for US Pork from National Pork Board

Generational Transfer of Ownership/Leadership

Davon Cook, AgProgress, 2015 Pork Management Conference Change can be stressful, and transitioning to a new generation of leadership is no exception. This session will discuss how to work through it in an organized, professional process that also recognizes the influence of relationship dynamics and family history.