Impact of the Ethanol Boom on Livestock and Dairy Industries: What Are They Going to Eat?

Increased demand for corn for ethanol production has helped push grain prices to record levels. This has increased livestock production costs, and producers have responded with changes to production systems. This paper explores the degree to which costs can be mitigated with alternative feeds, the effect this might have on physical performance, and the impact of alternative feeds on the competitive position of different species.


Issue Date:
2008-08
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/47199
Published in:
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Volume 40, Number 2
Page range:
573-579
Total Pages:
7
JEL Codes:
Q12; Q13




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