Ned Arthur

Ned Arthur is the host of SwineCast, connecting you to the experts in the swine industry.
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SwineCast 0362 for December 6 2008

SwineCast 0362 Show Notes:

  • Conversations from the 2008 International PRRS Symposium in Chicago
  • The PRRS Post-Genomic Consortium Database project
  • Insuring PRRS clean boar studs

SwineCast 0361 for December 5 2008

SwineCast 0361 Show Notes:

  • Conversations from Iowa State's Swine Practitioners Conference
  • Talking with Dr Jeff Zimmerman about health and management issues related to the size of today's typical herd
  • Presentation by Dr Robert Glock on Swine Dysentery re-emergence
  • Link to Dr Steve McOrist' presentation on Swine Dysentery

SwineCast 0360 for December 2 2008

SwineCast 0360 Show Notes:

  • Canadian correspondent Bruce Cochrane shares this news conference on action by Canada to bring the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling law before the World Trade Organization.

SwineCast 0359e for November 27 2008

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SwineCast 0358 for November 21 2008

SwineCast 0358 Show Notes:

  • Update on the Verasun bankruptcy and this link to Iowa State's regularly updated website on the situation 
  • Chicago traders discuss recent market volatility and how producers should prepare to deal with risk in the future
  • President of the Farm Credit Council discusses availability of credit within the system and why its in better shape than some commercial competitors

SwineCast 0357 for November 18 2008

SwineCast 0357 Show Notes:

  • Talking with representatives from the Colorado Pork Producers about their agreement with the HSUS and why.
  • How a major university dealt with questions from the student body on animal welfare concerns and food service selections based on husbandry practices.  For additional information on the booklet developed by CFI, call the Center for Food Integrity at (816) 880-5360.
  • What Baby Boomers want and why... University of Manitoba discusses research with focus groups on issues the aging generation is concerned about as regards nutrition.