Webinar: Avian Flu's Impact on Grain Markets

April 23, 2015 11:45 AM
Webinar: Avian Flu's Impact on Grain Markets

The recent avian flu outbreak at numerous Midwest poultry operations raises questions about implications for the agricultural economy, including commodity prices for grain producers. 

Listen Live: [WEBINAR] Avian Flu's Impact on the Grain Markets

To better understand the scope of the crisis and learn about possible implications for grain producers, join Market Rally radio host Chip Flory at 10 a.m. CDT Wednesday, April 29, 2015 as he dives deeper into the subject with two experts:

  • Dr. Henry Wan, Mississippi State University, whose research focuses on containing avian flu worldwide, will provide an overview of avian flu, share implications for poultry producers and explain his research in combating its spread globally.
  • Dr. Tom Elam, president of FarmEcon LLC, holds a Ph.D. in agricultural economics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and will speak about market implications, both for poultry and grain producers as well as others in the ag sector. 

Registration is free, and attendees are encouraged to ask questions during the course of the broadcast.

Those who are unable to attend should register to receive a link to the recording. 
For more details, email nbirt@farmjournal.com. Listen to Market Rally radio at http://www.agweb.com/market-rally/.

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