Last year's breakthrough conference, "Feed Efficiency In Swine" featured an international cast of speakers pulling the best information on swine feed efficiency from all around the world to Omaha in November. Just in the past month, a new book has been released and the presentation videos have been posted online for free viewing. I talked with book editor, Dr. John Patience of Iowa State University about the program and what these new releases mean for producers.
The dream of showcasing pork production in a world-class, consumer-friendly facility has broken ground in Indiana. Malcolm De Kryger of Belstra Milling introduces Legacy Farms in conjunction with Fair Oaks Dairy Farms.
Dr. Bob Morrison from the University of Minnesota assembles an Olympic-caliber team to review what we know about Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae and why it's important for your health team to get it right... on this special episode of At The Meeting!
Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO, Bob Dinneen, responds to requests for a waiver of the renewable fuels standard mandate by a consortium of livestock organizations. The groups say the grain is too important as feed in this drought-tightened supply scenario.
Dealing with today OK? What about tomorrow? Don Tyler of Tyler and Associates discusses some common sense steps to keeping your attitude in check for your health and those around you. This one you might want to forward to your management team.
The Codex Alimentarius Commission – established by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and its World Health Organization to promote food safety and fair practices in trade – has approved an international standard for ractopamine. We talk with NPPC's Laurie Hueneke, Director of International Trade Policy, Sanitary & Technical Issues, from the meeting in Rome, Italy.