Experts analyze 2014 grain harvest, associated issues

WATT Global Media’s final 2014 Grain and Meat Outlook webinar to be held November 18

Join us for an analysis of this fall’s grain harvest and the associated grain storage and transportation issues and their impact grain supply, price and availability in 2014. The impacts of grain availability and price on the meat and poultry sectors will be forecast, including expectations for meat and poultry supply and prices for 2015.

Register at to attend the webinar, “2014 Grain and Meat Outlook #2,” presented by WATT Global Media. This webinar will be held November 18, 2014 at 10 a.m. Central.

By attending, you will learn:

  • The most current information regarding the U.S. feed market for 2015
  • Key observations regarding storage and transportation issues and grain supply estimates for 2015
  • Strategies for feed users
  • Wholesale meat and poultry supply and pricing estimates for 2015


Tim Brusnahan and Tom Elam will present the final installment of our “Grain & Meat Outlook” webinar series for 2014.

Brusnahan is vice president of consulting and a principal of Richard A. Brock & Associates Inc., a commodity trading adviser and commodity pool operator that provides commodity price forecasting, research analysis, hedging and procurement strategies for farm producers, dairy producers as well as for end users of hedgeable and non-hedgeable commodities. Richard A. Brock & Associates Inc. serves as an adviser to many of the nation’s largest farm operations, agribusness firms, financial institutions and Fortune 500 Companies. Brusnahan has been a stable influence in the sometimes-volatile commodity industry.

Elam has been working in the area of grain and livestock economics for more than 35 years. His professional career spans service to the University of Illinois, the Economic Research Service of USDA and Elanco Animal Health. In a 24-year career at Elanco, Elam was primarily engaged in global market research and strategic business planning. As a result of that experience, he has broad capabilities in the areas of agricultural price outlook, agricultural production, food marketing, and animal health economics. After retirement from Elanco in 2003, Elam has continued his career by founding his own company, FarmEcon L.L.C.