Mr. Josh Flint - Why Social Media Matters and How to Make it Count for Your Farm

Why Social Media Matters and How to Make it Count for Your Farm - Mr. Josh Flint, Associate Director of Communications, Talent Acquisition, and Retention, The Maschhoffs, from the 2018 Missouri Pork Expo, February 6-7, 2018, Columbia, MO, USA.

Mr. Matt Rush - There's a Snake In My Bumper!

There's a Snake In My Bumper! - Mr. Matt Rush, from the 2018 Iowa Pork Congress, January 24 - 25, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Gary Louis, Dr. Luc Dufresne - Challenges in Defining "The Greater Good": An Integrated Pork Producer’s Perspective

Keynote Address: Challenges in Defining "The Greater Good": An Integrated Pork Producer’s Perspective - Dr. Gary Louis, Dr. Luc Dufresne, with introduction by Dr. Bill Christianson, from the 2017 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 16-19, 2017, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Barbeques, A Great Community Builder

Let’s Talk BBQLet’s Talk BBQ Steve Demaray, Lynch Livestock, shares why barbecues are community builders and great for events. Mr. Demaray outlines some of his cooker secrets, helps the audience better understand saucing, and shares best approaches to serving your barbecue [video].

SwineCast 0626, New Provides Online Space For Ag Conversations

Download mp3SwineCast 0626 Show Notes:
  • is a place where everybody knows your name.  Enter in to this online coffee shop conversations with the confidence of knowing anyone in the room has 'business being there'. 

Making the time to get it ALL done

Making the time to get it ALL done As grain farmers in the Midwest begin to wrap-up an unusually long harvest, it’s finally time to cross one more thing off the list, but not without adding a few new “to dos.”

With increasing pressure from activist groups such as the Humane Society of the United States, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Farm Sanctuary and Greenpeace, farmers and many in agribusiness are realizing the importance of communicating to neighbors, civic leaders and those among the non-farm audience about what’s really going on behind those barn doors.

SwineCast 0286 for March 14 2008

SwineCast 0286 Show Notes:

  • "We estimate losses of $27 per head on average for 2008 for farrow-to-finish operations and those taking the market risk" - Chris Hurt
  • Ron Plain looks at feed price support elements
  • Belstra Milling's Jon Hoek explains why his organization bends over backwards to engage the local citizenry
  • Dr Dennis DiPietre stops by to look at impact of outside influencers on our markets... today we discuss stagflation and the importance of world markets
  • PCVAD update with Dr Lisa Tokach speaking at Pigski in Colorado

SwineCast 0248 for October 30 2007

SwineCast 0248 Show Notes:

  • Industry consultant Mike Brumm comments on the importance of building credibility in your community at every opportunity
  • Birds illustrated as an e. coli vector
  • Interstate meat shipment inspection changes floated as part of both House and Senate Farm Bill versions
  • Sows and cows - lessons learned from the dairy industry with Dr. John Deen - UMN
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