Education

SwineCast 1016, Postmodern Animal Ag Begins Now

SwineCast 1016 Show Notes:

Industry Perspective: Developing Human Capital for the U.S. Swine Genetics Field

Industry Perspective: Developing Human Capital for the U.S. Swine Genetics FieldIndustry Perspective: Developing Human Capital for the U.S. Swine Genetics Field Dr. Tom Rathje, DNA Genetics, shares thoughts on the future of the swine industry and animal genetics. Dr. Rathje mentions that problems being faced are complex. Geneticists, and the suppliers they work for, need help to be successful and are limited by current technology and knowledge.

Dr. Rathje concludes with an outline of what students today need: Application of statistics and experimental design to non-breeding data sets, Know how to run a genetic analysis, know how to get data into and out of databases, and use tools like R to build tools to analyze data in those databases [video].

SwineCast 1015, Being Prepared For Foreign Animal Diseases With Planning and Training

SwineCast 1015 Show Notes:
  • During the recent National Institute for Animal Agriculture annual meeting in Denver, Dr. Patrick Webb of the National Pork Board, outlined what a pork producer can do to be prepared in the event of a foreign animal disease outbreak. Key things to do:

SwineCast 1013, Pork Forum - NPPC LEADR Committee Report

SwineCast 1013 Show Notes:
  • From the 2018 Pork Industry Forum, MN producer Lori Stevermer offers the Legislative Education Action Development Resource Committee (LEADR) Report. LEADR is the leadership development program of the National Pork Producers Council.

2018 Aptimmune Pre-AASV Scientific Symposium

2018 Aptimmune Pre-AASV Symposium2018 Aptimmune Pre-AASV Scientific Symposium From the 2018 Aptimmune Pre-AASV Scientific Symposium, presentations on Mucosal Immunity and the BARRICADE℠ product. Held March 2, 2018, San Diego, CA, USA.

2018 Missouri Pork Expo

2018 Missouri Pork Expo2018 Missouri Pork Expo The 2018 Missouri Pork Expo focused on nutrient management cost sharing opportunities [link] for producers plus highlighted the importance of rodent management [link] for all farm operation biosecurity plans. Held February 6-7, 2018, Columbia, MO, USA.

What Are Some New Technologies for Improving Pork Producers?

New Technologies for Pork Producers - Video Monitoring and Web-Based LearningVideo Monitoring and Web-Based Learning Mr. Earl Dodson, K·Coe Isom, covers several technologies to help address animal welfare and worker safety in farm operations. Video monitoring and web-based learning are important to help improve the education of staff and to help farms be compliant with their customers' need to see what is happening on farm [video].

SwineCast 1004, Dietary Considerations With NDSU's Eric Berg

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How to Make Social Media Count for Your Farm

Why Social Media Matters and How to Make it Count for Your FarmWhy Social Media Matters Mr. Josh Flint, Associate Director of Communications, Talent Acquisition, and Retention, The Maschhoffs, shares thoughts on what the public perceives about agriculture. Josh states that agriculture is at a defining moment and right now that moment is being defined by others outside of agriculture. With that opening, Josh shares how social media tools are easy to use and provides details on the resources any operation can pick up and run with it [video].

Mr. Josh Flint - Why Social Media Matters and How to Make it Count for Your Farm


Why Social Media Matters and How to Make it Count for Your Farm - Mr. Josh Flint, Associate Director of Communications, Talent Acquisition, and Retention, The Maschhoffs, from the 2018 Missouri Pork Expo, February 6-7, 2018, Columbia, MO, USA.

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