SwineCast

SwineCast 0177 February 20, 2007

SwineCast 0177 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Larry Martin of the George Morris Centre discusses the impact of U.S. ethanol policies on Canadian swine producers.
  • Likely grain market scenarios with Bill Holbrook of Holbrook Consulting.

SwineCast 0176 February 16, 2007

SwineCast 0176 Show Notes:
  • Consumer concerns shared by the big dog, McDonalds
  • Steve Ensley reviews health and nutrition issues related to DDGs rations
  • Corn yield potential. Will 300 bushels be the norm?

SwineCast 0175 February 13, 2007

SwineCast 0175 Show Notes:
  • Jacques Dion with AgriVolt lobbies for annual audits
  • Monitoring water consumption and use can tell you more than you think
  • Higher corn and soybean prices will vary according to a number of factors detailed by Iowa State's John Lawrence

SwineCast 0174 February 9, 2007

SwineCast 0174 Show Notes:

SwineCast 0173 February 6, 2007

SwineCast 0173 Show Notes:
  • Great article from FastCompany.com on Great Business Leaders.
  • Mycotoxins in DDGs. Full impact yet to be determined.
  • Update on Cellulosic Ethanol production. How long until it comes online and what are the hurdles?
  • Genetic variability an issue when product similarity and size the goal.
  • Study on economic impact of proposed phosphorus limits in Manitoba.

SwineCast 0172b February 2, 2007

SwineCast 0172b Show Notes:
  • Author of "The World Is Flat" updates his writings in a discussion at MIT on this special episode of SwineCast. How technology has changed the social and economic situation world-wide.

SwineCast 0172a February 2, 2007

SwineCast 0172a Show Notes:
  • Consumer thinking and why from the man behind the counter at Meijer. You and someone you know needs to hear this. Recorded at the National Cattlemen's Beef Association Convention in Nashville. Send them the link!

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.
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