Forecasting Agriculture and Biofuels Interplay

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Wednesday, May 23rd

Despite Slowing Herd Expansion, Can Domestic and Export Beef Demand Keep Pace?
– Mike Sands Ph.D: Senior Analyst, MPAgrilytics

In a Period of Soaring Meat Supplies, How Much Chicken is Too Much?
– Mark Jordon: Executive Director, Leap Market Analytics

Amid Expanding Hog Slaughter Capacity and Larger Competing Meat Supplies, Will Pork Prices Erode?
– Mike Sands Ph.D: Senior Analyst, MPAgrilytics

Feed Grains: Shifting Trade Patterns and the Implications for the US Acreage Mix
– Tore Alden: Senior Analyst, The Jacobsen

Macro Economic Outlook
– Jim Wiesemeyer: Pro Farmer

Oilseed: The Impact of Argentine Crop Losses on Oilseed Markets
– Tore Alden: Senior Analyst, The Jacobsen

Animal Proteins: How Will Increased Supply Influence Prices?
– John Eustice: Senior VP, The Jacobsen

Animal Fats: Animal Fat Production Is Up. Will Demand Be?”
– Ryan Standard: Senior Analyst, Animal Fats & Oils, The Jacobsen

Grain Co-product Outlook
– John Eustice: Senior VP, The Jacobsen

Trump and Washington: More Volatility Ahead
– Jim Wiesemeyer: Pro Farmer

Thursday, May 24th

White House Pulse on Renewable Fuels Markets
– Bob Van Heuvelen of VH Strategies.

The Future of the EPA’s RFS2 Program
– Sandra Dunphy of Weaver

Market Opportunities for Biomass Based Diesel 
– Shelby Neal: Director of State Governmental Affairs, National Biodiesel Board

The Biofuels Forward Curve
– John Cusick: Biodiesel Senior Analyst The Jacobsen