2008 NIAA Animal Care and Well-Being: COOL Review and Implementation

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COOL - Review and Implementation

SwineCast 0296 for April 18 2008

SwineCast 0296 Show Notes:

  • NAIS update from USDA
  • COOL combined with feed prices potentially catastrophic for Canadian producers
  • US producers looking for farm bill closure to see how the COOL rules are written
  • New content from the NPPC to help producers move to the next level in recruitment and employee communications

SwineCast 0273 for January 29 2008

SwineCast 0273 Show Notes:

  • Mandatory Country Of Origin Labeling hot topic in Banff with economist Steve Meyer to share his views and Kevin Grief following up with retailer perspectives
  • PRRS experience at Prestage Farms
  • ESF and group housing at Alberta's Sunhaven Farms gets thumbs up... after management prep and changes

SwineCast 0263 for December 18 2007

SwineCast 0263 Show Notes:

  • Farm Bill mixed back for NPPC
  • Canadian producers see COOL costs coming home to roost
  • Review of potential Farm Bill Conference Committee issues
  • AMI Convention wrap-up and suggestions for crisis planning with Janet Riley 

SwineCast 0236 for September 18 2007

SwineCast 0236 Show Notes:

  • Jim Lowe wins Leman Science in Practice award
  • Buying local and why... from the consumer's perspective
  • Canadian Cattle and Hogmen join forces to keep an eye on COOL

SwineCast 0224 for August 7 2007

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SwineCast 0214 for July 3 2007

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