Prime Future

Prime Future
The newsletter for innovators in livestock, meat & dairy.
Created 13 Feb 2020
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  • Nobody knows how the future of work will work.
    09 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 2 0
    There is no such thing as “The Cattle Market”. There is a price for live cattle futures contracts, or this week’s average price of bred heifers at the local sale barn, or the average price of feeder c...
  • Vertical Integration 2.0
    02 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 0 4
    New to Prime Future? Welcome! Subscribe to get the weekly newsletter. Subscribe now Along with many other processors, a poultry integrator recently announced increased wages for processing plant emplo...
  • Never let a (supply chain) crisis go to waste
    26 Oct 2021 • 9 min read
    "If you think about it, the breakout moment for Fintech was the financial crisis of 2008-2009. It forced banks and financial institutions to do things differently. There was backlash against big insti...
  • Sea cowboys & flying sheep
    19 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    New to Prime Future? Welcome! Subscribe to get weekly content to your inbox. Subscribe now I love the messiness & complexity & massive scale of the global animal protein business, that there's always ...
  • Love Me Tenders: a supply chain story
    12 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    New to Prime Future? Welcome! Subscribe to get weekly content in your inbox. Subscribe now “There does not seem to be any relief on the horizon.” Supply chain: the red headed step child of business sc...
  • Why I'm wary of too much certainty 🙅🏻‍♀️
    05 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    We’ll soon be kicking off a series on the chaos in freight & supply chains and how that chaos has/will impact livestock, meat, & poultry. Let me know if you have insights or observations, or know some...
  • Lunatic farmers & velocity 🚀
    29 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 2 2
    Welcome to Prime Future! Subscribe to get the weekly newsletter in your inbox. Subscribe now The owner of a dairy was lamenting the rise of mega dairy systems and the risks they pose to small dairies ...
  • Bet on the collaborative-ists
    21 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    New to Prime Future? Welcome! Subscribe to get the weekly newsletter delivered to your inbox. Subscribe now There's a local ranching family that's been raising cattle on the same land for 7 generation...
  • When does beef x dairy show up at the meat case?
    14 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    Every company on the face of the planet (and someday on Mars) does 3 things: buys stuff to make stuff to sell stuff Using that oversimplified framework, in our last stop in this series let’s look at t...
  • If dairy is the new beef, where do the alts fit?
    06 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    New to Prime Future? Subscribe here for weekly content to your inbox. Welcome! Subscribe now Move over hippies and hipsters, man buns and punk rock. The new counter culture move is….drinking milk? “I ...
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