Ned Arthur

Ned Arthur is the host of SwineCast, connecting you to the experts in the swine industry.
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SwineCast 0507, Adding Glycerol Increases Methane Output From Swine Manure

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  • Canadian correspondant Bruce Cochrane of files this interesting conversation about using glycerol to increase the methane production of swine manure in anaerobic digestion.

SwineCast 0506, MN Pork Congress - Swine Carbon Footprint with Dave Thoma

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  • Dr Greg Thoma shares research underway at the Univerity of Arkansas on the total carbon load from today's pork industry from conception to shelf.  This is a special audio excerpt from the Minnesota Pork Congress.  The full video presentation is available here. 

SwineCast 0505, Managing Risk Iowa Pork Congress Presentation with Mark Greenwood

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SwineCast 0504, Market Review and Comments with Dr Steve Meyer

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SwineCast 0503, Danisco Researching Grain Phosphorus Content Variations by Location

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  • Danisco's Janet Remus discusses a project which identifies Phosphorus content variations in grain sources by location, updating information decades old which is even more important with today's DDGs diets

SwineCast 0502, Mycotoxin Management and Feeding Tips From Kemin

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  • Corn and swine producers throughout the midwest share heightened concern about mold levels with this year's crop.  I talked with Dr. Andy Yersin, director of research and development for Kemin Agrifoods North America, about the mycotoxin issues we're dealing with this year.

SwineCast 0501, Time For A New Canadian Pork Marketing Model?

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  • The Banff Swine Seminar brings excellent presentations and industry leaders to Alberta. Canadian correspondent Bruce Cochrane of talks with the Executive Director of the Canadian Pork Council, Martin Rice, about the changes in the industry

SwineCast 0500, Minnesota Pork Congress Agenda Overview with Trudy Wastweet

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SwineCast 0499, Reviewing 2009's Top Ag Law Provisions

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  • Iowa State's Roger McEowen logs in with Eric Atkinson to discuss the top ag legal issues of 2009 .

SwineCast 0498, Will Mycotoxins Change Your Nutrition Program?

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  • Dr. Hans Stein, Associate Professor of Swine Nutrition at the University of Illinois, joins the discussion on this year's mold issues, the resulting mycotoxin load, management of the feed and potential changes in cropping practices as a result.