Economics

SwineCast 1095, At The Meeting - Protecting The Food System: COVID-19 Prevention Steps For Farm Staff

SwineCast 1095 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison talks about what farm staff need to do reduce their exposure to the Coronavirus to keep the food system operational.
  • 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. Jeff Bender (School of Public Health, University of Minnesota). The group reviews the basics of the Coronavirus & COVID-19 science, steps to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease on farm, and what it means to keep the virus from hurting people and affecting the food system.
  • '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.

Margin Outlook and Strategies to Consider

Margin Outlook and Strategies to ConsiderMargin Outlook and Strategies to Consider Tim Hughes shared CIH strategies for managing margins [video].

SwineCast 1092, First Hand Experience with African Swine Fever In China

SwineCast 1092 Show Notes:

Panel - Manure + Cover Crops Research & Experience

Manure + Cover Crops Research & ExperienceManure + Cover Crops Research & Experience Dr. Dan Andersen shared the latest research on timing and type of manure application and then facilitate discussion with producers on their experiences with various manure application techniques and different cover crops [video].

Coffee Chat with Eldon - A Nuisance Case Discussion

Coffee Chat with Eldon - A Nuisance Case DiscussionCoffee Chat with Eldon - A Nuisance Case Discussion Eldon McAfee gave a brief presentation updating you on nuisance cases in Iowa and the Midwest followed by a Q & A session moderated by Iowa Pork's Policy Director Drew Mogler [video].

2020 Missouri Pork Expo

2020 Missouri Pork Expo2020 Missouri Pork Expo, February 11 - 12, 2020, Columbia, MO, USA. Presentations helped attendees learn about first hand experience in China on African Swine Fever, employee interviewing approaches, & pork economics today. Additional videos show Bill Even (National Pork Board), Mike Kehoe (Lt. Governor of Missouri), & Chris Chinn (Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture) addressing the Missouri Pork Industry Banquet & announcing Brinker Farms as the Missouri Leopold Conservation Award Winner.

2020 Minnesota Pork Congress

2020 Minnesota Pork Congress2020 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 28 - 29, 2020, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Presentations helped attendees learn about employee development, African Swine Fever, and the state of Minnesota Agriculture.

2020 Iowa Pork Congress

2020 Iowa Pork Congress2020 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22 - 23, 2020, Des Moines, IA USA. Panel presentations helped attendees learn about environmental stewardship, African Swine Fever in other countries, and farm operation risk management.

SwineCast 1088, At The Meeting - Batch Farrowing In Large Farms

SwineCast 1088 Show Notes:
  • This 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison conversation covers an old topic that is making a comeback: Batch Farrowing.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica) are joined by Dr. Daryl Olsen (Managing Partner with AMVC). The 'At The Meeting' group looks at how batch farrowing has come back as a production approach for pig dense locations.
  • Dr. Daryl Olsen also presented more information on batch farrowing at the 2019 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. See his presentation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0XEWflbxcs
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