Economics

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].

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

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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].
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