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SwineCast 0867, NPPC CEO Dierks Discusses Industry Issues At World Pork Expo

SwineCast 0867 Show Notes:
  • CEO of the National Pork Producers Council Neil Dierks discusses the changing conversation within the industry over the past twelve months.  

Panel - Swine health presenters take on questions from the audience on health, policy, and future


Swine health presenters take on questions from the audience on health, policy, and future - Panel, from the 2015 Pre-AASV Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, February 27, 2015, Orlando, FL, USA.

Dr. Calvin Booker - Antimicrobial Resistance – You Can't Manage What You Can't Measure


Antimicrobial Resistance – You Can't Manage What You Can't Measure - Dr. Calvin Booker, DVM, MVetSc, Managing Partner at Feedlot Health Management Services, Ltd., from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - March 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Grab Your Whiskey - The Fight for Water in the 21st Century

Grab Your Whiskey - The Fight for Water in the 21st CenturyWater: Not Going To Be Any Ms. Aubrey Bettencourt, Executive Director with California Water Alliance, passionately shares her views on the trends in the politicization of water in California and the rest of the US. Ms. Bettencourt says we [in agriculture] need to tell consumers and the public at large what we want them to know [about the water crisis]. "We have to speak to it with confidence and show that we know what we are doing".

Water and Science, What Data Shows

21st Century Water Security and Implications for Animal AgricultureCalifornia Is Loosing Freshwater Dr. Jay Famiglietti, Associate Professor at University of California, Irvine and Senior Water Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, shares data and analysis of the issues of water, with a focus on the current water problems in California. Key message: groundwater storage over the last 40 years has been seriously declining, with future projections looking bad for those needing water. Dr. Famiglietti's message to workers in agriculture "Take ownership [of water conversations], clearly articulate the issues, and become industry leaders and stewards".

Dr. Shweta Bansal - Modeling Emerging Disease in the US Swine Herd


Modeling Emerging Disease in the US Swine Herd - Dr. Shweta Bansal, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology at Georgetown University, from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - March 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Mr. Allan Stokes - The Sustainable Pork Framework


The Sustainable Pork Framework - Mr. Allan Stokes, Director of Environmental Programs, National Pork Board, from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - March 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Ms. Aubrey Bettencourt - Grab Your Whiskey - The Fight for Water in the 21st Century


Grab Your Whiskey - The Fight for Water in the 21st Century - Ms. Aubrey Bettencourt, Executive Director with California Water Alliance, from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - March 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

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