Education

2008 NIAA Animal Care and Well-Being: Business Continuity During Animal Disease Emergencies

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2008 NIAA Animal Care and Well-Being: Euthanasia

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Euthanasia

2008 NIAA Animal Care and Well-Being: National Animal Identification System

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2008 NIAA Animal Care and Well-Being: Trent Loos Featured Banquet Speaker

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2008 NIAA Animal Care and Well-Being: Diverging ethical perspectives

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Animal Care: Diverging ethical perspectives

2008 Pig Group Ski Meeting (PigSki)

Pig Group Ski Meeting, February 20-23, 2008, Copper Mountain, Colorado, USA.







SwineCast 0276 for February 8 2008

SwineCast 0276 Show Notes:

  • Responsible Pork Symposium in Indianapolis draws 140 from around the U.S.
  • Practitioner and producer Larry Reuff logs on with practical welfare concerns
  • Making sure your employees are trained and in tune with your current protocols with Don Lidster at DNL Farms
  • PigCHAMP software update review

2008 Iowa Pork Congress: "I Love My Job, It's The People That Drive Me Crazy"

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"I Love My Job, It's The People That Drive Me Crazy" WMV File

The strength of any organization is in its diversity, yet in that diversity resides that differences that cause erosion of productivity and efficiency. Every business has a "social system" comprised of people involved in dynamic interaction.

All business results are a function of behavior. When the results are unfavorable, change the behavior and when the results are favorable, find ways to duplicate behavior with other employees. This session will look at ways to provide workers with tools to interact effectively to create desirable team results.

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By John Behrends, Behrends Education Systems

2008 Iowa Pork Congress: Occupational Health and Safety for Pork Producers and Employees

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Occupational Health and Safety for Pork Producers and Employees WMV File

Kelley Donham is the Director of the Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety & Health (ICASH) which is dedicated to helping keep Iowa's producers alive and well in agriculture.

This seminar will provide an overview of the potential illnesses and injuries that may result from working with pigs and in the buildings. New information will be presented on a comprehensive program called Certified Safe Farm. Results of the program will shared such as cost savings in lowered medical care costs, increased use of personal protective equipment, and decreased respiratory illnesses. They will also introduce an initiative to educate workers via a web-based distance learning program that will include materials produced by the National Pork Board.

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By Kelley Donham & Risto Rautiainen, University of Iowa
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