SwineCast

SwineCast 0171 for January 30, 2007

SwineCast 0171 Show Notes:
  • Lagoon capacity and equipment management with Dr. Garry Grabow of NCSU.
  • North Carolina Farm Transition Network makes the necessary connections to keep land in production agriculture when the time comes.
  • Dr. Darrell Possberg, Chairman of the Banff Pork Seminar Advisory Committee discusses the swine industry and future concerns.

SwineCast 0170a for January 26, 2007

SwineCast 0170a Show Notes:
  • Dr. Moira Gunn of Tech Nation talks with author Carol Dweck on learning styles and whether we embrace status quo or enjoy change based on our style.

SwineCast 0170 for January 26, 2007

SwineCast 0170 Show Notes:
  • President Bush supports biofuels in State of the Union address.
  • and two days later connects with officials at DuPont to acknowledge the stress this policy is placing on livestock producers.
  • Canadian think tank George Morris Centre president Larry Martin looks at the effects of current ethanol policies.
  • What feeding substitutes to corn are available and what problems may they present? Dr.

SwineCast 0169 for January 23, 2007

SwineCast 0169 Show Notes:

SwineCast 0168 for January 19, 2007

SwineCast 0168 Show Notes:
  • Coverage from Banff Swine Seminar with Bruce Cochrane ... Using net energy to reduce feed costs with Robert Payne of Degussa
  • American Feed Industry Association Tradeshow is hooking up with Interntional Poultry Exposition this year in Atlanta.
  • Mycotoxins in more grain samples. Do you REALLY know where your corn is coming from?
  • Eric Atkinson from Ag Today talks with Iowa State Law Professor Roger McEowen about important tax provision extensions.

SwineCast 0167 for January 16, 2007

SwineCast 0167 Show Notes:
  • Potential Bio-Terror planning includes FMD scenario from the Department of Homeland Security. Survey found here.
  • NPPC Premises registration reminder. Here's the link.
  • Univ of IL economist Darrell Good talks with Todd Gleason about the corn/soybean supply and demand picture.
  • New grain technologies will improve and expand utilization.
  • If it walks and talks like it's "Natural", will you be able to tell the difference?

SwineCast 0166a for January 12, 2007

SwineCast 0166a Show Notes:
  • Doug Cooper talks with Iowa State Economist William Edwards about factors which will drive cash rent values in Iowa and elsewhere. Survey on 2006 rents in Iowa.

SwineCast 0166 for January 12, 2007

SwineCast 0166 Show Notes:
  • USDA's Agricultural Research Service has announced initial results of a research project involving prion-free cattle, animals that were genetically modified to not produce the protein that has been linked to BSE
  • Research into genetic link which determines litter size yielding important information and... they're looking for volunteers.
  • Employee benefits and incentives discussion with Dr.

SwineCast 0165 for January 9, 2007

SwineCast 0165 Show Notes:
  • Standardized DDGs testing with American Feed Industry Association's Richard Sellers. What and when.
  • Nutrition and energy value research discussion with Dr. Hans Stein of the University of Illinois.
  • Continuation of SwineCast 0164 information on Hydrogen Sulfide concerns with Bruce Cochran from FarmScape.com.

SwineCast 0164 for January 5, 2007

SwineCast 0164 Show Notes:
  • Identifying and developing talent... Author Jim Bolt suggests how to find them and what to do with them in this fastcompany.com article.
  • Eric Spell at AgCareers provides his ideas on reloading your talent pipeline.
  • Air quality, always a concern in the winter months with Bruce Cochran
  • Dr.
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