Ned Arthur

Ned Arthur is the host of SwineCast, connecting you to the experts in the swine industry.
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SwineCast 0833, Are You Listening To What PED Is Saying?

SwineCast 0833 Show Notes:
  • The advent of PEDV in U.S. herds has some producers on their heels while others are using the calamity as an opportunity to 'up their game'.  Dr. Dale Polson of Boehringer Ingelheim notes PED illuminated weakness in our surveillance systems and suggests a new world-view of data streams and potential health issues.
  • Link to Dr. Polson's video presentation at World Pork Expo.

SwineCast 0832, Management Tips For PRDC And Maintaining Productivity

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SwineCast 0831, SwineCast Videos Available Via Youtube

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SwineCast 0830, Rabobank Sees Positive Swine Industry Outlook

SwineCast 0830 Show Notes:
  • Rabobank's recently released 3rd Quarter Outlook for the swine industry notes the impact of PEDv but also sees exports continuing the upward trend.  Will Sawyer is Rabobank's VP of U.S. animal protein research.
  • Overview of Rabobank report

SwineCast 0829, At The Meeting - PEDv Update From The Morrison Group

SwineCast 0829 Show Notes:
  • Bob Morrison and The Morrison Group dig deep for the latest Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus findings including: 1) National PEDv Incidence Report; 2) Impact on Production and 3) Time to Stability.
  • Link to the Allen D. Leman Conference agenda

SwineCast 0828, What Do Custom Applicators Think About PEDv

SwineCast 0828 Show Notes:
  • What's changed in the custom manure applicator industry as a result of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv)?  Good friend Bruce Cochrane of talks with Manitoba's Doug Redekop, President and General Manager of Precision Pumping Limited.

SwineCast 0827, Thoughts On Whole Herd Health Management - Noel Garbes

SwineCast 0827 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Noel Garbes of Bethany Swine Health Services discusses the importance of efficiently managing herds on an individual basis while maintaining the health standards expected by top producers.

SwineCast 0826, What Do Consumers Think About While At The Meat Counter?

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SwineCast 0825, WPX - NPPC President Hill Recaps WPX Highlights

SwineCast 0825 Show Notes:
  • As the 2014 World Pork Expo drew to a close, finally caught up with producer and National Pork Producers Council President Dr Howard Hill for his take on the information and events of greatest importance.

SwineCast 0824, WPX - Ag Secretary Vilsack Discusses Mandatory PEDv Reporting and Research Funding

SwineCast 0824 Show Notes:
  • Standing Room Only crowd for U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack's comments at World Pork Expo.  Listen here... it's like you were there!