Ned Arthur

Ned Arthur is the host of SwineCast, connecting you to the experts in the swine industry.
Learn more from the SwineCast episodes. Email: narthur@trufflemedia.com

SwineCast 0933, Canada Looks To Update Food Animal Microbial Use Policy

SwineCast 0933 Show Notes:
  • The Canadian government published Proposed Changes to the Food and Drug Regulations Related to Antimicrobial Resistance July 2, kicking off a 75 day public comment period.  Bruce Cochrane talks with Dr. Leigh Rosengren, a Veterinary Epidemiologist with Rosengren Epidemiology Consulting, about those changes.

SwineCast 0932, Elanco's New Vaccine Innovation Center Looks To The Future

SwineCast 0932 Show Notes:
  • John Blue talks with Aaron Schacht, Vice President of Elanco’s Global Research and Development about the challenges of innovation, location and Elanco's focus on world food needs by 2050.

SwineCast 0931, ATM - Maximize Value Through Good Gilt Introduction Protocols

SwineCast 0931 Show Notes:

SwineCast 0930, ATM - Gilt Management Series Episode Two "GDU Management and Reproductive Performance"

SwineCast 0930 Show Notes:
  • The Morrison Group talks with Jenny Patterson from the University of Alberta in part two of this new three part series from At The Meeting on Gilt Management. Ms. Patterson reviews her data on managing the Gilt Development Unit (GDU) and reproductive performance. 
  • For background, The Morrison Group part one in this three part series features North Carolina State's Dr. Billy Flowers discussing Birthweight Influence on Lifetime Reproductive Performance.

SwineCast 0929, ATM - Gilt Management Series Episode One "Birth Weight Influence on Lifetime Reproductive Performance"

SwineCast 0929 Show Notes:
  • The Morrison Group reviews Gilt Management in this new three part series from At The Meeting. Episode one features North Carolina State's Dr. Billy Flowers discussing Birth Weight Influence on Lifetime Reproductive Performance. Pipestone's Dr. Gordon Spronk leads the conversation.

SwineCast 0928, Feeding Fiber And Lactation

SwineCast 0928 Show Notes:
  • Bruce Cochrane of Farmscape.ca shares a conversation with Dr. Denise Beaulieu, Assistant Professor in Monogastric Nutrition with the University of Saskatchewan, on sow feed supplemented with straw fiber to improve lactation and pig growth.

SwineCast 0927, Aptimmune Offering New Vaccination Technology

SwineCast 0927 Show Notes:
  • Aptimmune Biologics is bringing new intra-nasal vaccination technology to the swine industry.  CEO Aaron Gilbertie discusses the company's focus and products at World Pork Expo.

SwineCast 0926, Ag Negotiator Darci Vetter Shares Trans-Pacific Partnership Significance

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SwineCast 0925, New National Pork Board CEO Bill Even Introduction

SwineCast 0925 Show Notes:
  • The first week on the job for new National Pork Board CEO Bill Even was World Pork Expo.  A lot of learning in a short time as producers were more than willing to share ideas and concerns.

SwineCast 0924, WPX - Update On Mandatory Price Reporting From USDA

SwineCast 0924 Show Notes:
  • From the Strategic Investment Program Luncheon at World Pork Expo, Dr. Craig Morris, deputy administrator, livestock, Poultry and Seed Program at USDA shares this producer update on Mandatory Price Reporting changes.
  • Link to Dr. Morris' Video Presentation