Ned Arthur

Ned Arthur is the host of SwineCast, connecting you to the experts in the swine industry.
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SwineCast 0312 for June 13 2008

SwineCast 0312 Show Notes:

  • What's behind what's up with weather
  • Tax provisions in the new farm bill you need to know from Iowa State's Roger McEowen
  • Don Tyler's suggestions for finding employees that work for you

SwineCast 0311b for June 11 2008

SwineCast 0311b Show Notes:

  • Special World Pork Expo Coverage
    • News Conference from WPX with NPPC President Bryan Black and International Trade Counsel Nick Giordano featuring a trade update

SwineCast 0311a for June 11 2008

SwineCast 0311a Show Notes:

  • Special World Pork Expo Coverage
    • News Conference from WPX with NPPC President Bryan Black, CEO Niel Dierks and NPPC Farm Bill Policy Task Force Co-Chair Joy Philippi looking at Industry Economics and Farm Bill

SwineCast 0310 for June 9 2008

SwineCast 0310 Show Notes:

  • Conversing with Glenn Grimes at World Pork Expo on markets and ratios
  • Tradeshow talk about BASF's Nutridense corn system
  • Iowa State's Suzanne Millman joins us for a followup discussion about her animal welfare presentation at National Institute for Animal Agriculture

SwineCast 0309 for June 5 2008

SwineCast 0309 Show Notes:

  • Conversations from World Pork Expo 2008. Hooking up with NPPC's VP and Counsel for International Trade, Nick Giordano

SwineCast 0308 for June 3 2008

SwineCast 0308 Show Notes:

  • Special presentation with Dr Ed Pajor of Purdue reviewing current legislative initiatives in the European Union related to animal welfare... See you in Des Moines!

SwineCast 0307 for May 30 2008

SwineCast 0307 Show Notes:

  • Roundtable discussion from the 2008 Dept of Commerce Summit on American Competitiveness.  Features CNBC's Maria Bartiromo as anchor and includes Craig Barrett Chairman of the Board, Intel and Louis Gerstner, Jr. Retired Chairman and CEO, IBM Corpora

SwineCast 0306 for May 28 2008

SwineCast 0306 Show Notes:

  • Recapping the farm bill outcomes for pork producers and a preview of World Pork Expo with NPPC's David Warner
  • China figures to be a bright spot in world pork import needs. Bruce Cochrane has more
  • Economist says higher gas prices could help to level the biofuels playing field. However, he's not running for office...
  • Food prices increase 40% around the world over the past year

SwineCast 0305 for May 23 2008

SwineCast 0305 Show Notes:

  • Replacing Plum Island Animal Disease Center
  • Looking at the economics of biofuels with Dr Matt Roberts of THE Ohio State University
  • Talking with VP for International Trade at AMI, John Reddington, at the Pork Management Conference
  • Action in the Senate on immigration... an update with Chris Galen 

SwineCast 0304 for May 20 2008

SwineCast 0304 Show Notes:

  • Special "Food AND Fuel" USDA conference with Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer lays out the economics on why they aren't mutually exclusive.  Link to video and transcript.