Economics

SwineCast 1108, May Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1108 Show Notes:
  • This is the May update from the Swine Disease Reporting System. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, and Dr. Edison Magalhaes, chat with special guest Dr. Paul Yeske, Swine Vet Center, about some of the challenges facing the swine industry due to the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for May 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1107, At The Meeting - The Reality of How Work And Community Intersect

SwineCast 1107 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison learns from Julie Anna Potts, President and CEO of the North American Meat Institute, on how she is focused on finding a way to replace our fear of a COVID-19 infection with an understanding of the pandemic's true health risks.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), have a conversation with Potts on how we got here and other important issues confronting meat processors.
  • Potts is the latest guest on the tenth in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1106, At The Meeting - COVID-19 Impact: Masking Hunger

SwineCast 1106 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison learns from Matt Gassen, Feeding South Dakota, about the paradox of pigs being disposed of while other Americans are struggling with a lack of food during this Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), have a conversation with Matt Gassen, CEO of Feeding South Dakota, an affiliate of the Feeding America program, about Feeding South Dakota getting food to those who need it during this time when pork producers are forced to dispose of pigs.
  • Gassen is the latest guest on the ninth in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1105, At The Meeting - COVID-19 Impact on Hog Prices

SwineCast 1105 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison learns from Dow McVean, a principal of McVean Trading & Investments, on how the complexities and vulnerabilities of North American hog prices have been laid bare by the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), discuss with McVean about the economic impacts the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic has had on hog prices.
  • "To have the majority of the hogs priced off the negotiated cash price of two percent off the hogs is unsustainable.", McVean says.
  • McVean is the latest guest on the eighth in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1103, At The Meeting - A Veterinarian Coping With COVID-19

SwineCast 1103 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison shares a veterinarian's view on coping with COVID-19.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), are joined by Dr. Darin Madson, veterinarian with JBS Live Pork, to discuss how his team is putting all their options on the table as they confront the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the pork industry.
  • Madson is the latest guest on the sixth in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1102, At The Meeting - Facing The Swine Production Realities Of COVID-19

SwineCast 1102 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison discusses making difficult decisions during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), are joined by guest John Schwartz, CEO and President of Schwartz Farms.
  • In the midst of making difficult decisions, Schwartz made time to talk with the 'At The Meeting' hosts. Schwartz describes the multiple actions his team is taking to ramp down production and confront the reality of euthanasia.
  • "A good business has to make difficult decisions," Schwartz says.
  • This is the fifth in a series of recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry. "At the Meeting, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison" is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc..
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