SwineCast 0223 for August 3 2007

SwineCast 0223 Show Notes:

SwineCast 0217 for July 13 2007

SwineCast 0217 Show Notes:

  • Whole Foods sowing Wild Oats
  • AFIA review of melamine issue from feed manufacturer's perspective
  • SKOV Air Systems manages indoor environment
  • Manitoba Clean Environment Commission member talks about issues facing livestock producers in that province
  • E. Coli interventions showing positive response.

J. Philip Lobo Biographical Sketch

Philip Lobo has worked in agriculture since 1993. He joined the Animal Agriculture Alliance, located in Arlington, VA, as Communications Director in January 2004. Prior to joining the Alliance, Lobo was Editor of Feed Management magazine, Editor of Feed E-news electronic newsletter and North American Editor of Feed International Magazine. Lobo manages all aspects of the Alliance’s communications and public affairs activities. In collaboration with other staff, he produces and edits all the Alliance’s publications. He develops relationships with key agriculture and consumer media representatives and cultivates a network of scientific and policy experts whom the media can call upon to develop stories.

SwineCast 0210 for June 19 2007

SwineCast 0210 Show Notes:

  • Managing your breeding herd for maximum proficiency and profit
  • Energy value fluctuations require close monitoring
  • DDGs affect on bellies and major impact elements
  • View of feedgrains from north of the border

SwineCast 0204 for May 29 2007

SwineCast 0204 Show Notes:

  • FDA finds melamine in U.S. feed pelleting process
  • Maple Leaf plant closings update
  • Rabo Bank's Fiona Boal looks at current Canadian production
  • Genetic markers on the mind of Dr. Jerry Taylor
  • A look at the National Animal Germplasm Repository

SwineCast 0202 for May 22 2007

SwineCast 0202 Show Notes:

  • Prairie Systems Feed Allocation System helps manage your nutrient flow.
  • Alternative feedstuffs gaining ground outside the U.S.
  • Dr. Gerald Shurson shares his thoughts on Ethanol impact.
  • Canadians hoping new crop will ease pricing pressure.

SwineCast 0195 for April 27 2007

SwineCast 0195 Show Notes:

  • Update on swine feed contamination and damage containment. Link to teleconference transcription.
  • Canada's work on developing traceability system.
  • Ivy Natural Solutions working to provide product to natural production systems.
  • Chromium affect on sow productivity
  • Managing your corporate communications (not what you think)

SwineCast 0194a for April 24 2007

SwineCast 0194a Show Notes:

  • Special Edition - Beck Ag Educational Telepanel on Maximizing Feed Efficiency.

SwineCast 0170 for January 26, 2007

SwineCast 0170 Show Notes:
  • President Bush supports biofuels in State of the Union address.
  • and two days later connects with officials at DuPont to acknowledge the stress this policy is placing on livestock producers.
  • Canadian think tank George Morris Centre president Larry Martin looks at the effects of current ethanol policies.
  • What feeding substitutes to corn are available and what problems may they present? Dr.

SwineCast 0168 for January 19, 2007

SwineCast 0168 Show Notes:
  • Coverage from Banff Swine Seminar with Bruce Cochrane ... Using net energy to reduce feed costs with Robert Payne of Degussa
  • American Feed Industry Association Tradeshow is hooking up with Interntional Poultry Exposition this year in Atlanta.
  • Mycotoxins in more grain samples. Do you REALLY know where your corn is coming from?
  • Eric Atkinson from Ag Today talks with Iowa State Law Professor Roger McEowen about important tax provision extensions.
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