Animal agriculture is changing and more changes are yet to come as the biofuel industry continues to expand, according to
Speaking at the Kansas State Research and Extension Swine Profitability Conference this month,
"Yes, there will be enough corn," he says, "but markets aren't kind, gentle or smooth." With the influence of ethanol, corn prices are now more closely linked to crude oil prices, he says. For instance, world oil prices around $60 per barrel could cause ethanol expansion that would raise corn prices to around $4 per bushel.
Increased availability of dried distillers grains for livestock feed -