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.
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.
What's changed in the custom manure applicator industry as a result of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv)? Good friend Bruce Cochrane of Farmscape.ca talks with Manitoba's Doug Redekop, President and General Manager of Precision Pumping Limited.
The Food Marketing Institute's FMI Connect conference pulls food professionals from all over the world. Truffle Media's John Blue visited the event with the other 15,000 attendees and spoke with industry analyst Anne-Marie Roerink of 210 Analytics about the consumers view of the meat industry.
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.