SwineCast 0470, Why is there a Canadian herd buyout?

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  • Farmscape.ca's Bruce Cochrane provides a pair of conversations to bring you up to date on the Canadian Herd Buyout. Here are the what's, why's and where's from north of the border.

SwineCast 0469, Leman - Raising Entire Boars

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SwineCast 0468, Leman - What Consumers Want to Hear

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SwineCast 0467, Leman - Is It Time To Eliminate PRRS?

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  • Selected comments from the Leman Keynote speech looking at the global swine industry with Dr Tim Loula of Swine Vet Services. Dr Loula suggests the time is ripe to attack our most serious herd health issues. Can PRRS be eliminated throughout North America?

SwineCast 0466, Dealing with SIV at the Midwest Pork Conference

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  • Discussing the next few months of swine influenza virus (SIV) management with Dr Larry Rueff of Greensburg's Swine Vet Services. But we tend to wander... Animal Welfare, Communications, Euthanasia. Sit down and listen for a spell.

SwineCast 0465, Striving for 30 P/S/Y at Midwest Pork Conference

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  • Making the right decisions to reach 30 pigs per sow per year. Dr Tom Gillespie of Rennselaer Swine Services shares tips and considerations in reaching and exceeding the number we've used as a goal for some time. Conversations from the 2009 Midwest Pork Conference.

SwineCast 0464, FDA Perspective on Food Safety - What You Need To Know

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SwineCast 0463, Tracking Midwest Corn Crop Progress

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SwineCast 0462, Boar Taint Reduction Genetic Goal

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SwineCast 0461, No New Construction and Increased Vertical Integration - Greenwood

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  • AgStar's Mark Greenwood comments on the state of the industry and important changes which must be made. In his recent SwineCast Blog, Mark also notes that producers must speak out for their industry and production practices to help shape perception and turn the tide.
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