2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference - This annual conference, held September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN, is a unique gathering for many industry leaders. While speakers enjoy sharing 'Leman Moments', the top-notch presentations help bridge the gap from producer to practitioner.
Pathogens in the Twilight Zone: Update on emerging disease issues with implications for the pork industry - Dr. Peter Davies, University of Minnesota, from the 2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN USA.
Dr. Gordon Spronk received the Allen D. Leman 'Science In Practice' award at the recent Leman Conference in St. Paul. The presentation by Pfizer's Dr. Steve Sornsen included a roll call of the new 'Ten Under Forty' Swine Vet Award program recipients.
Stepping outside of the ag arena to hear Robert Joss, Professor of Finance, Dean Emeritus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, shares his Top 10 Life Lessons with a group about to graduate. These thoughts are applicable regardless of your position on the journey. Feel free the share the link.
Ag Summer Time Fun What is your favorite fair food, favorite county fair or state fair? Fairs pretty big business. How can small counties compete with big counties/states/provinces? This AgChat discussion shares what agriculture brings to summer time fun.
The USDA issued new pork cooking guidelines that allow for pork to be cooked at a lower temperature that has traditionally been done in the past. The new recommended temperature is 15 degrees less than previously recommended, resulting in pork being pinker than most cooks are accustomed to.
"Our consumer research has consistently shown that Americans have a tendency to overcook common cuts of pork, resulting in a less-than-optimal eating experience," said Dianne Bettin, a pork producer from Truman, Minn., and chair of the Checkoff's Domestic Marketing Committee. "The new guidelines will help consumers enjoy pork at its most flavorful, juicy - and safe - temperature."