SwineCast

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.

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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