SwineCast 0201 for May 18 2007

SwineCast 0201 Show Notes:

  • At the Pork Managers Conference in Destin, Florida: 1) Conversations with Sarah Fogleman from Kansas State & Mark Greenwood with AgStar Financial Services and their presentation on building a management team and preparing for transition and 2) Economist Abner Womack from the University of Missouri talking ethanol and feed prices.<

SwineCast 0200 for May 15 2007

SwineCast 0200 Show Notes:

  • Continuing the coversation with Professor Beitz on improving meat quality through genetics.
  • Mike Tokach looks at PQA Plus and why producers need to adopt those practices.

SwineCast 0199a for May 11 2007

SwineCast 0199a Show Notes:

  • USDA/FDA Joint Update on melamine contamination issues for May 10

SwineCast 0199 for May 11 2007

SwineCast 0199 Show Notes:

  • Research finds BSE tranmission is limited
  • Feeding livestock to feed humans
  • Biotech will be in... in 2013
  • Solid manure injection systems under review
  • Feed contamination update
  • Challenges in feeding DDGs


Swinecast 0198 for May 8 2007

SwineCast 0198 Show Notes:

  • JJ Brown from Sen. Orrin Hatch's office - Interstate shipping of meat
  • Don Tyler, Tyler & Associates - Essential employee management documents
  • Dr. Jim Sandstrom, Epitopix vaccines

SwineCast 0197 for May 4 2007

SwineCast 0197 Show Notes:

  • FastCompany.com - Every Leader Tells A Story
  • Jim Long logs in from Manitoba
  • Ethanol impact on livestock producers with Steve Meyer from Paragon Economics
  • Charlie Arnot shares his research on why consumers have changed... and how we need to change to deal with them

SwineCast 0196a for May 1 2007

SwineCast 0196a Show Notes:

  • USDA FDA teleconference on status of contaminated feed and activities.

SwineCast 0196 for May 1 2007

SwineCast 0196 Show Notes:

SwineCast 0195 for April 27 2007

SwineCast 0195 Show Notes:

  • Update on swine feed contamination and damage containment. Link to teleconference transcription.
  • Canada's work on developing traceability system.
  • Ivy Natural Solutions working to provide product to natural production systems.
  • Chromium affect on sow productivity
  • Managing your corporate communications (not what you think)

SwineCast 0194b for April 25 2007

SwineCast 0194b Show Notes:

  • Special episode featuring Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns Press Conference on Farm Bill Legislation, including comments on conservation reserve and security programs, wetlands programs and lower interest rates for new and minority farmers on farm loans.
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