Ned Arthur

Ned Arthur is the host of SwineCast, connecting you to the experts in the swine industry.
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SwineCast 0422, Climate Conversations - What You Need To Watch For

SwineCast 0422 Show Notes:

  • NPPC's Chief Environmental Council Michael Formica joins us to review climate legislation and world talks which may impact your operation... and what it means to you

SwineCast 0421, Tracking Grains and Supply/Demand Issues

SwineCast 0421 Show Notes:

  • Current market conditions and planting delays impact on grain prices now and yet to come

SwineCast 0420, Transportation Conference - Food Safety and Quality Conversations

SwineCast 0420 Show Notes:

  • The Swine Handling and Transport Forum immediately preceeds World Pork Expo in Des Moines.  A good reason to come a day early!
  • Breaking the ice on the converation you need to have with those around you.  "I'm a pork producer and proud of it.  And this is why that's important to you."  Conversation with past NPPC pres Jill Appell

SwineCast 0419, Transportation Biosecurity - World Pork Expo Program

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SwineCast 0418, H1N1 - Determining the Industry Cost

SwineCast 0418 Show Notes:

  • Steve Meyer's CME Daily Livestock Report pencils in some numbers on cost of H1N1 to producers
  • U.S. Meat Export Federation CEO Phil Seng shares on fallout and possible recovery period for flu residue in international markets

SwineCast 0417, Part 2 - Leadership Considerations with Robert McDonald

SwineCast 0417 Show Notes:

  • Second half of a special program from MIT's Sloan School of Management, Robert McDonald of Proctor and Gamble shares his experience and insight in moving an organization forward in tough times
  • MIT Management Videos

SwineCast 0416, Part 1 - Leadership Considerations With Robert McDonald

SwineCast 0416 Show Notes:

  • In the first half of this special program from MIT's Sloan School of Management, Robert McDonald of Proctor and Gamble shares the importance of character and values for management and company
  • MIT Management Videos

SwineCast 0415, Reviewing H1N1 Status and Learnings - Canadian Flu Review

SwineCast 0415 Show Notes:

  • Conversation with NPPC Board Member and CEO of Iowa Select Farms, Dr Howard Hill discusses status and learnings from the recent H1N1 calamity
  • Bruce Cochrane shares a conversation with the Chairman of the Canadian Pork Producers on what they're doing to recover from the flu

SwineCast 0413, H1N1 - A Microbiologists View - Vets, Clients and Consumers

SwineCast 0413 Show Notes:

  • K State's Jergen Richt discusses the background of H1N1 and the potential for herd health issues
  • Dr Steve Dritz continues the conversation with Eric Atkinson on practitioner issues and actions the producer should be taking

SwineCast 0412, H1N1 - What You Need To Know And Do

SwineCast 0412 Show Notes: