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SwineCast 1139, The Squeal on Creating A Biosecurity Culture, Part 2: Transferring Knowledge To The Production Staff

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SwineCast 1138, The Squeal on Creating A Biosecurity Culture, Part 1: Valuable Discussion of the Concepts

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SwineCast 1137, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 34

SwineCast 1137 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 34. 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. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, along with special guest Dr. Clayton Johnson with Carthage Veterinary Services, discuss updates on swine disease detection and diagnosis.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 34, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1133, The Squeal on Recruiting Employees, Part 2: On-boarding

SwineCast 1133 Show Notes:
  • This is part two of a three part series on recruiting employees, looking at recruitment processes and programs. Neal Paszkiewicz with Wakefield Pork, Kay Stinson of Seaboard Foods, and PICs Ashley Hengen talk about hurdles in getting new employees comfortable and setup for success. Key focus is on training, getting people prepared, and being patient.

How Iowa is preparing for a foreign animal disease

Preparing and staying ahead of foreign animal diseases in the USAPreparing and staying ahead of foreign animal diseases in the USA From the 2020 Iowa Swine Day, Jamee Eggers, Producer Education Director of the Iowa Pork Producers Association, shares how Iowa is preparing for a foreign animal disease [video].

SwineCast 1132, November Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1132 Show Notes:
  • This is the November 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 and Dr. Giovani Trevisan discuss with special guest Dr. Tara Donovan, Vice-President of Veterinary Management, The Hanor Company, how system vets conduct research, and apply research data back into production practices.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for November 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

What Are The Global Influences Affecting The Outlook For U.S. Pork?

Global influences affecting the outlook for U.S. porkGlobal influences affecting the outlook for U.S. pork From the 2020 Iowa Swine Day, Christine McCracken, Rabobank, brings perspective on the global changes to the business of pork (re: COVID-19). She closes by offering some thoughts on post-COVID-19 markets. Key take away: Maintain your balance sheet and liquidity, consumer engagement is an opportunity, and build up your partnerships to support trade [video].

SwineCast 1121, August Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1121 Show Notes:
  • This is the August 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 and Dr. Giovani Trevisan discuss with special guests Dr. Roger Main (Iowa State University) and Dr. Jerry Torrison (University of Minnesota) the background to bring consistency to the data generated from all the veterinary diagnostic laboratories. The groups also reviews the PRRSv data and trends observed.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for August 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1120, July Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1120 Show Notes:
  • This is the July 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 and Dr. Giovani Trevisan provide some behind the scenes look at how the system works, who its for, and what analysis takes place to produce the monthly reports.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for July 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1118, The Squeal on Team Motivation, Part 3: Helping Employees Be Better

SwineCast 1118 Show Notes:
  • This is part three of a three part series on staff motivation in challenging times. Special guest Matt Booth (Certified Speaking Professional and attitude expert) is joined by Jamie Hundley (Production General Manager, Birchwood Genetics) and Jason Pooley (PIC's Supply Chain Manager).
  • The group looks at how to deal with difficult employees and working with them to change and be better at what they do.
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