In this conversation with Jim Kielkopf, economist for AgriBank,
we look at how economic uncertainty has impacted producer decisions and
what role speculators and hedge fund industry play in agriculture along with the global increase in commodity prices.
Kevin Dhuyvetter, Kansas State University Agriculture Economist, highlights his recent trip to Australia. He comments on cattle marketing and animal identification approaches in Australia that could have appeal to the U.S. beef sector.
Contrast of Need and Plenty Roger Thurow, former Wall Street Journal correspondent and co-author of Enough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty, shares the "complexities of economic dysfunction" in trying to help the countries in Africa feed their people. Part 1 and Part 2.