Industry executives on the Industry Outlook Panel had no simple answers for the issues faced by the broiler industry.
It’s no secret that high feed prices have put tremendous strain on the U.S. broiler industry, and that challenge was a central topic addressed by the Industry Outlook Panel at the National Chicken Council’s 58th Annual Conference on October 11.
WATTPoultryUSA and WATTAgNet.com videotaped the presentation, which you can view by linking to the different sections below.
The session was moderated by Dr. Clayton Yeutter, former secretary of agriculture and current senior advisor, Hogan Lovells. Panelists included Paul Fox, CEO, O.K. Food; Michael Popowycz, vice chairman and chief financial officer, Case Foods; and Thomas M. Hensley, president, Fieldale Farms.
Part 1.What did the broiler industry learn from 2011?
An introduction of the Industry Outlook panel at the National Chicken Council annual conference and the first question: What did the broiler industry learn from 2011 and how will the industry apply those lessons in 2012 and 2013?
Part 2Impact of feeds costs and ethanol policy on the broiler industry
A discussion on feed costs and ethanol policy at the National Chicken Council annual conference.
Part 3Importance of international trade to the U.S. poultry industry
A discussion of international trade and its impact on the broiler industry, today and in the future.
Part 4Clayton Yeutter on trade and the farm bill
Dr. Clayton Yeutter, moderator of the Industry Outlook Panel at the National Chicken Council annual conference, gives his view on international trade and the progress of the farm bill.
Part 5What will the chicken export market look like in five years?
Answers to questions from the audience.
Part 6What are the biggest challenges the chicken industry faces?
Answers to questions from the audience during the Industry Outlook Panel at the National Chicken Council annual conference.
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