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PoultryCast update for May 6, 2010, Why Agro-Terrorism Is Limited

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Why Agro-Terrorism Is Limited

MP3 fileDavid Silverberg, Founding Editor of Homeland Security Today magazine, responds to the audience question of why the food supply has not been targeted.

PoultryCast 0220, Ag Economy Overview - Better Than The General Economy?

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mp3PoultryCast 0220 Show Notes:
  • Taking a look at the agricultural economy in comparison with the anticipated rebound in the general economy with Brian Briggeman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.  He talks with Eric Atkinson.

PoultryCast update for April 22, 2010, Evaluating Enzyme Effectiveness - Steps You Can Take

U.S. Poultry will return to Russia after negotiators agreed to provide supplies which had not been treated with a chlorine rinse to reduce Salmonella. The story was covered in the St. Petersburg Times.

It’s interesting to note the article mentions the renewed effort to increase domestic meat production in Russia. “President Dmitry Medvedev signed a new 'food security' doctrine in February, calling for, among other things, 85 percent of all meat consumed in the country to be produced domestically. In January, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Russia would be able to cease all poultry imports by 2015.” There are, of course, many forms of trade restrictions.

PoultryCast update for January 14, 2010, Impact of Russia Closing Market To U.S. Poultry For Chlorine Residue

The New Year starts off with hope of improved profitability and less volatility… OK, I said ‘hope’.
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