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.

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.
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