SwineCast

SwineCast 0187 for March 27 2007

SwineCast 0187 Show Notes:
  • Additional freight cars on order as railways prepare for more corn than ever
  • Potential for U.S.-Brazil ethanol agreement, dare we call it a 'corntel'?
  • Farm Futures analyst tells Commodity Classic crowd how it is with biofuels impact on markets
  • NCSU Ag Engineer Garry Grabow with a review of manure handling equipment

SwineCast 0186 for March 23 2007

SwineCast 0186 Show Notes:
  • European ammonia conference calls DDGs "not environmentally friendly".
  • Update on DDGs inclusion considerations with Dr. Gerald Shurson. Link to UMN DDGs website.
  • Canadian Pork Producers concerned with government's trade protection policies in other areas.
  • New internet technology can turn copper wire broadband into super highway.
  • View of global genetic development with Dr.

SwineCast 0185 for March 20 2007

SwineCast 0185 Show Notes:

Swinecast 0184 for March 16 2007

SwineCast 0184 Show notes:
  • Forum at Commodity Classic with the Presidents of the National Corn Growers, the National Association of Wheat Growers, and the American Soybean Association
  • Interview on agro-terrorism with Paul Rossito with the Western Institute of Food Safety and Security

SwineCast 0183 for March 13 2007

SwineCast 0183 Show Notes:
  • Legislators working to remove references to manure from CERCLA legislation.
  • Withholding taxes on farm payments on the books. Can they get it changed?
  • Canadian trade mission to the U.S. Looking at trade from both sides, now.

SwineCast 0182 for March 9 2007

SwineCast 0182 Show Notes:
  • FAPRI's Outlook on Corn Acreage - www.fapri.missouri.edu
  • Press avail with House Ag Committee Chairman Rep. Collin Peterson at NFU Convention

SwineCast 0181 for March 6, 2007

SwineCast 0181 Show Notes:
  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi vows support for disaster payments at National Farmers Union convention in Orlando.
    Link to full audio here.
  • Be sure to include Work/Life balance in your recruitment efforts along with rural lifestyle issues.
  • Water quality issues inside your operation.

SwineCast 0180 for March 2, 2007

SwineCast 0180 Show Notes:
  • Sexing Semen Conversation with Gustavo Toro, Genetic Resources International's Sexing Technologies
  • Genetically manipulating milk may provide insights into nutriceutical proteins.

SwineCast 0179 February 27, 2007

SwineCast 0179 Show Notes:
  • What's Up With Risk Based Inspections
  • Corn Prices Affecting More Than Feed
  • Net Energy With Rob Payne Of Degussa
  • New Ways Of Tracking Campy Behavior

SwineCast 0178 February 23, 2007

SwineCast 0178 Show Notes:
  • Fiona Boal of RaboBank discusses alternative fuels' impact on livestock
  • Dr. Moira Gunn talks with Phil Luton of the UK's Health Protection Agency about the first non-US research organization to be approved for biodefence and bioterrorism since the events of 9/11.
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