Ned Arthur

Ned Arthur is the host of SwineCast, connecting you to the experts in the swine industry.
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SwineCast 0459, Not Just What It Is But What To Do About H1N1 This Fall

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  • Carthage Vet Service partner Dr Jim Lowe looks at the reality of H1N1, why it's still making news, and what to consider for your operation's best practices this fall. From the 2009 Carthage Vet Service Annual Swine Conference in Macomb, IL, USA.

SwineCast 0458, Engaging Employees Increases Productivity and Profits

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  • Selected information from Carthage Vet Service Annual Swine Conference in Macomb, IL, USA. Dr Larry Firkins describes an engaged employee and illustrates why they are so important to your organization. And how you can encourage engagement regardless of your current financial condition. Feel free to pass this one along to your management team.

SwineCast 0457, The Earthquakes Yet To Come - DiPietre

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SwineCast 0456, Use Competition To Motivate Innovation

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  • Dr.  Fiona Murray at MIT's Sloan School of Management recommends setting up a competition to get those creative, problem solving juices flowing in your organization.  

SwineCast 0454, BI Carolina Conference Showcases Latest PRRSv Information and Technologies

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  • Boehringer Ingelheim draws vets, producers and professors to the annual Carolina Health Conference to share work on PRRS from many sources. 

SwineCast 0453, NPPC Requests Washington Step Up Purchases and Review Input Prices

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  • Special NPPC conference with President Don Butler, CEO Neil Dierks and economist Steve Meyer outlining the shopping list they're sending to Washington

SwineCast 0452, Report on the U.K. Veterinary Practices Offers Advice For Improvement

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SwineCast 0450, Large Hog States Ask For Government Help

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  • Iowa Governor joins with industry executives to ask government to step up with another pork purchase for food programs.  Audio from press conference.