SwineCast 0497, Washington Worries... You're Here To Help Me What ?!?!?

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  • Washington isn't finished with health care but is moving to help again... The debate on use of antibiotics in animal production will get hot and heavy in 2010 and your congressional communication pipelines need to be checked ASAP. Dr. Jennifer Greiner, National Pork Producers Council, shares thoughts with Ned Arthur about the potential for new antibiotics legislation led by Congresswoman Louise Slaughter.

SwineCast 0496, What's Up At The Iowa Pork Congress

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SwineCast 0495, Reviewing the December Hogs and Pigs Report

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  • Special Pork Board conference reviewing aspects of the December Hogs and Pigs report with additional comments market outlook and production issues

SwineCast 0494, American Feed Industry Association Meeting Preview

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  • Joel Newman, AFIA's president and CEO provides an overview of the upcoming AFIA conference in Atlanta and highlights legislative and regulatory issues on his organization's front burner

SwineCast 0493, So... Is Carbon Legislation Good or Bad for Swine Industry?

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  • A group of Kansas State researchers evaluated several reviews of the House bill dealing with climate change and carbon credit markets to determine which segments of agriculture could be most affected.  Research assistant Bill Golden shares the results

SwineCast 0492, Low Stress Hog Handling Training Videos Available

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  • Bruce Cochrane talks with DNL Farms Nancy Lidster about the video training programs now available to educate your handlers and truckers on low stress hog movement technique.
  • Link to sample videos

SwineCast 0491, NutriDense Packs Nutrients Tightly - More Bang In The Yield

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  • BASF Plant Science Manager of nutrition and technical services, Jerry Weigel, discusses NutriDense, how it can affect your feeding program and returns you can expect

SwineCast 0490, Finding The Right PRRS Plan For Your Operation

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  • Swine Vet Center's Dr Paul Yeske joins us to discuss his presentation on finding the right PRRS program for your operation and which tools should be on your checklist.

SwineCast 0489, Standardized PRRS Definitions Contribute To Efficiency Across Research Platforms

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  • Iowa State's Dr Derald Holtkamp discusses recent work on classifying PRRS herd health status and standardized definitions to improve coordination across industry production and research.

SwineCast 0488, What's Zoonosis and Why Is It In The News?

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  • Canadian correspondent Bruce Cochrane shares this primer on the issue of zoonosis and a look at H1N1 pathogenicity as he talks with Dr Peter Provis of Swine Health Professionals.
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