Economics

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..

SwineCast 1100, At The Meeting - COVID-19: A Leader Leading

SwineCast 1100 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison discusses leadership 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 Bill Even, CEO of the National Pork Board.
  • The group discusses leadership during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the opportunity for society to recognize animal agriculture's importance.
  • "Right now, competence, leadership, and work are more valuable than ideology or politics," Even says.
  • This is the fourth 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..

SwineCast 1099, The Squeal On Nursery Pig Nutrition, Part 1: Basic Concepts

SwineCast 1099 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a two part series on nursery pig nutrition. In part one the panel looks at access to nutrition and making sure that once the perfect nutritional profile is created that the pigs can then get at the feed, learn to be a part of a group of pigs, and be able make the transition from mother's milk to a dry diet.
  • The panel includes Kyle Coble (JBS Live Pork), Amanda Gerhart (JBS Live Pork), Wayne Cast (PIC Nutritionist), and Isaiah Spath (PIC Product Validation and Wean to Finish Technical Services).

SwineCast 1098, At The Meeting - COVID-19: What Dr. Brad Freking learned on pork processing in the last 2 weeks

SwineCast 1098 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison talks about COVID-19 and the impacts to key markets and the limitations of pork processors to respond.
  • 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. Brad Freking, CEO and managing partner of New Fashion Pork and a co-owner of Triumph Foods.
  • Freking says that widespread availability of COVID-19 testing is key to helping employees feel comfortable with going back to work. "I've learned more about processing in the last 15 days than I have in the last five years," Freking says.
  • '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 1097, At The Meeting - COVID-19: Three Things Your Lender Wants You To Do Today

SwineCast 1097 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison talks about COVID-19 and three things your lender wants you to do today.
  • 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 Mark Greenwood, Chief Diversified Markets Officer at Compeer Financial.
  • Mark offers three take home messages for US pig producers to help navigate the impact of COVID-19 in their pig business: face reality, producers need to do their part, and communication with lenders is essential.
  • '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.

Panel - Producer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional Exercise

Producer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional ExerciseProducer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional Exercise USDA held an African Swine Fever Functional Exercise with 14 pork producing states in late September 2019. Hear from producers that participated in the exercise on their experience, what they learned, and what they changed on their farms as a result [video].
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