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Panel - Producer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional Exercise

Producer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional ExerciseProducer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional Exercise USDA held an African Swine Fever Functional Exercise with 14 pork producing states in late September 2019. Hear from producers that participated in the exercise on their experience, what they learned, and what they changed on their farms as a result [video].

Panel - Foreign Experience with African Swine Fever

Foreign Experience with African Swine Fever This panel discussion included presentations from individuals with experience with African Swine Fever in China, Cambodia/Vietnam, and Russia. They shared their experience diagnosing the disease, depopulating farms, cleaning and disinfecting then repopulating. [ video ].

Margin Outlook and Strategies to Consider

Margin Outlook and Strategies to ConsiderMargin Outlook and Strategies to Consider Tim Hughes shared CIH strategies for managing margins [video].

What Is Needed For Innovation In Pork?

Using Internal Research and Innovation to Enhance Value Across the Smithfield Pork ChainUsing Internal Research and Innovation to Enhance Value Across the Smithfield Pork Chain Dr. Terry Coffey, Chief Science And Technology Officer, Smithfield, provides context and background on how Smithfield develops innovation to provide value to their customers [video].

Economic Context

Pork Industry Economic UpdatePork Industry Economic Update Dustin Baker, National Pork Producers Council, provides a detailed pork industry economic update with historic context [video].

Divining Possible Pork Trade Futures

Pork Trade UpdatePork Trade Update From the 2019 Minnesota Pork Congress: Erin Borror, United States Meat Export Federation, provides highlights on the key trade issues and what data is available to help divine what will happen next [video].

SwineCast 1049, Economic Opportunity: Keeping African Swine Fever Out of USA

SwineCast 1049 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Minnesota Pork Congress, Dr. Scott Dee, Research Director at Pipestone, and Dr. Gordon Spronk, Chairman of the Board, Pipestone Holdings, review the global concern on the African Swine Fever virus and comment that keeping ASF out of the United States is an economic opportunity for US pork producers.

Trade in Pigs and Pork

Trade in Pigs and Pork: Challenges for an Exporting NationChallenges for an Exporting Nation Becca Martin, Cargill, shares how agricultural trade transforms products like pork, coffee, and peanut butter into opportunity to raise a high quality product for growing international markets. And it brings the opportunity for those products to be purchased in regions of the world where those products can't efficiently be produced [video].

Randy Spronk - Trade in Pigs and Pork: Challenges for an Exporting Nation


Trade in Pigs and Pork: Challenges for an Exporting Nation - Randy Spronk, from the 2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, 2018, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Scott Dee - Crossing Borders: Contaminated Feed and Food


Crossing Borders: Contaminated Feed and Food - Dr. Scott Dee, from the 2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, 2018, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

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