SwineCast

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.

SwineCast 0163 for January 2, 2007

SwineCast 0163 Show Notes:
  • Actual image of H3N2 virus. Article is here.
  • Cloning back on the front page after FDA report, but agency requests 90 day comment period before moving ahead.
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