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SwineCast 1019, WPX - NPPC Addresses Trade, Production, and Producer Stress Level Questions

SwineCast 1019 Show Notes:
  • During during the 2018 World Pork Expo, the National Pork Producers Council board members and staff address questions from the media about trade, NAFTA, production increases, and producer stress due to the current policy environment.

SwineCast 1012, Pork Forum - NPPC Environmental Committee Reports Good Movement

SwineCast 1012 Show Notes:

What Can We Learn From The Chesapeake Bay: A Producer Perspective

What Can We Learn From The Chesapeake Bay: A Producer PerspectiveThe Chesapeake Bay Producer Perspective Ms. Jennifer Debnam, Maryland Pork Producers Association, highlights more about agriculture in the state of Maryland. Ms. Debnam shares the experiences of phosphorus risk assessment and management in Maryland, highlighting how the relationships between farmers, legislature, Federal government, and environmental groups adversely impacted agriculture. Ms. Debnam closes with observations on how farmers need to be diligent in their relationships with environmental researchers and groups, and understand how environmental science evolves [video].

Be Safe When Working The Pits

Pit pumping ventilation safetyPit pumping ventilation safety Dr. Brett Ramirez, College of Engineering, Iowa State University, walks through the issues of poor ventilation during manure pit pumping. There are dangerous gases generated from manure pits, which can cause serious health issues if not planned for during manure pit maintenance. Dr. Ramirez outlines safety procedures to be implemented when handling manure pits. Key message: the procedures will changed depending on the weather [video].

Iowa Regulations & Nuisance Case Update

Iowa Regulations & Nuisance Case UpdateIowa Regulations & Nuisance Case Update Mr. Eldon McAfee, Brick Gentry Law Firm, details the environmental cases on the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, and the regulations governing CAFOs. Mr. McAfee closes with a series of agriculture nuisance cases and their status [video].

Dr. Brett Ramirez - Pit pumping ventilation safety


Pit pumping ventilation safety - Dr. Brett Ramirez, College of Engineering, Iowa State University, from the 2018 Iowa Pork Congress, January 24 - 25, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Mr. Eldon McAfee - Iowa Regulations & Nuisance Case Update


Iowa Regulations & Nuisance Case Update - Mr. Eldon McAfee, Brick Gentry Law Firm, from the 2018 Iowa Pork Congress, January 24 - 25, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Dan Andersen; Dr. Matt Helmers - Utilizing Livestock Manure in a Cover Crop Program


Utilizing Livestock Manure in a Cover Crop Program - Dr. Dan Andersen, Iowa State University; Dr. Matt Helmers, Iowa State University, from the 2018 Iowa Pork Congress, January 24 - 25, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Ms. Jennifer Debnam - What Can We Learn From The Chesapeake Bay: A Producer Perspective


What Can We Learn From The Chesapeake Bay: A Producer Perspective - Ms. Jennifer Debnam, Maryland Pork Producers Association, from the 2018 Iowa Pork Congress, January 24 - 25, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

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