Energy

Approaches To Reducing Farm Energy Costs

Electric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine FarmsElectric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine Farms Michael Reese, University of Minnesota, details usable research info that will help swine farms evaluate what electric and thermal energy strategies are viable. Several key take home messages: 1) Energy efficiency upgrades can have a short-term return-on-investment, 2) Reputable contractors are available to remove complexities, and 3) There still exist state, federal, and utility grants and incentives [video].

Dr. Lee Johnston - Research on Electric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine Farms


Research on Electric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine Farms - Dr. Lee Johnston, University of Minnesota, from the 2017 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 17 - 18, 2017, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Michael Reese - Electric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine Farms


Electric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine Farms - Michael Reese, University of Minnesota, from the 2017 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 17 - 18, 2017, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

2017 Minnesota Pork Congress

2017 Minnesota Pork Congress2017 Minnesota Pork Congress January 17 - 18, 2017, Minneapolis, MN, USA, provided an update on the Swine Health Information Center, economics, antibiotics future, plus a high level of optimism from Dr. Lowell Catlett and his message of "It's a great time to be in ag".

2016 Power Of The Past, Force Of The Future

Rensselaer Swine Services, Bethany Swine Health Services Customer EventRensselaer Swine Services, Bethany Swine Health Services Customer Event Learn more about some of the sessions you missed with SwineCast's coverage of the 2016 Power Of The Past, Force Of The Future Customer Appreciation event, August 16, 2016, hosted by Rensselaer Swine Services and Bethany Swine Health Services, Jasper Country Fairgrounds, IN, USA.

2016 World Pork Expo

2016 World Pork Expo2016 World Pork Expo, June 8 - 10, 2016, Des Moines, IA, USA. There were many conversations about how the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) will impact many organizations in the swine ecosystem. The main message was "you should be starting now to be ready by January 1, 2017". Additional presentations shared the environmental and economics of swine, how Checkoff funds have been allocated to promote pork into the summer and fall, and "What does happen during a Common Swine Industry Audit?"

Pork Academy National Pork Board Funded Research

Pork Academy National Pork Board Funded ResearchPork Academy One of the National Pork Board’s responsibilities is for Checkoff-funded research. The Pork Checkoff page of SwineCast highlights recent Checkoff-funded research that producers may find valuable on their farm.

2016 Ceva Swine U.S. Launch & Scientific Symposium

2016 Ceva Swine U.S. Launch & Scientific Symposium2016 Ceva Swine U.S. Launch & Scientific Symposium February 26, 2016, New Orleans, LA, USA, focused on "Assembling All the Right Elements" to launching Ceva Swine in the U.S.

Ceva brought together a great panel to discuss issues hitting pork production, moderated by Moderator Neil Dierks, CEO National Pork Producers Council. And for the deep science, Dr. David Hurley, University of Georgia, shared details on tissue level activity and vaccine responses.

Dr. Daniel Andersen - Getting the Most from Your Manure


Getting the Most from Your Manure - Dr. Daniel Andersen, Iowa State University, from the 2016 Missouri Pork Expo, February 9-10, 2016, Columbia, Missouri, USA.

Bill Haman - Opportunities for Pork Producers: The Rise of Solar Energy


Opportunities for Pork Producers: The Rise of Solar Energy - Bill Haman, Iowa Energy Center, from the 2016 Iowa Pork Congress, January 27-28, Des Moines, IA, USA.

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