John Blue, SwineCast Industry

John Blue is the editor of the SwineCast update and the SwineCast Industry blogs.
Email: jlblue@TruffleMedia.com

Dr. Henry Johnson and Dr. Brad Leuwerke - Sow Mortalities Discussion


Sow Mortalities Discussion - Dr. Henry Johnson and Dr. Brad Leuwerke, Swine Vet Center, from the 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Dr. Dermot J. Hayes - Pork Export Outlook


Pork Export Outlook - Dr. Dermot J. Hayes, Professor of Economics, Iowa State University, from the 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Swine Business Future In A Co-opetition World

Cooperation, Competition, and CoopetitionCooperation, Competition, and Coopetition Dr. Rebecca Liu, Management School, Lancaster University, shares thoughts on how competitors can advance together in a co-opetition model. Dr. Liu offers several case studies to help understand the idea that one plus one can be greater than two in a cooperatively competitive swine business world [video].

Pork Export Market Thoughts As 2017 Closes

Export MarketsExport Markets Dr. Steve Meyer, Pork Analysis, Express Markets, Inc., provides an update on pork export markets and summarizes the current issues in the financial markets. From the 2017 Midwest Pork Conference, December 5, 2017, in Danville, Indiana, USA, Dr. Meyer takes questions on NAFTA's future, emphasizing some of the short term impacts and possible consequences.

One interesting point about a possible NAFTA change is that Mexico would continue to buy pork from the US in the short term but would pay a lower price. Longer term, Mexico would line up new suppliers, one of which would be Canada [video].

Dr. Steve Meyer - Export Markets


Export Markets - Dr. Steve Meyer, Pork Analysis, Express Markets, Inc., from the 2017 Midwest Pork Conference, December 5, 2017, Danville, Indiana, USA.

Dr. Perle Boyer - PRRS genetic resistance: an online class at destination of swine experts and professionals


Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome genetic resistance: an online class at destination of swine experts and professionals - Dr. Perle Boyer, University of Minnesota, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Jeremy Howard - Population Management Using Genomics (ROH)


Population Management Using Genomics (ROH) - Dr. Jeremy Howard, University of Nebraska, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Maynard Hogberg - University Perspective: Developing Human Capital for the U.S. Swine Genetics Field


University Perspective: Developing Human Capital for the U.S. Swine Genetics Field - Dr. Maynard Hogberg, Iowa State University, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Mr. Stephen Gerike - Pork in the Food Service Industry.


Pork in the Food Service Industry. - Mr. Stephen Gerike, National Pork Board, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Chuck Allison - What's the future market pig look like, the buyer perspective?


What's the future market pig look like, the buyer perspective? - Dr. Chuck Allison, Smithfield Foods, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.