The report from the Science and Technology Committee at World Pork Expo coverage a wide range of topics including the FDA power grab, animal welfare issues, antibiotic resistance legislation and child nutrition. Presenting are NPPC Board Members Bob Dykhuis and Dr. Howard Hill.
NPPC Past-president Don Butler and National Pork Producers Council Vice President and Counsel, International Affairs, Nick Giordano tag team an update on the front and center international trade issues as the U.S. rebounds from H1N1 market response.
SwineCast will be bringing you in-depth conversations from both events. Want to learn more about what's going on in Des Moines? We talk with the Pork Board's Assistant Vice President - Communications, Cindy Cunningham to overview the many seminars and educational programs that are free to attendees. The Pork Management Conference brings top speakers on issues external to the industry as well as updates on key topics all producers need to know. Get registered or learn more about the agenda via the program guide.
What Are The Educational Opportunities At The World Pork Expo?
Cindy Cunningham, National Pork Board Vice-President of Communications, updates us on the programs, seminars and events at 2010 World Pork Expo.
Asian Foot and Mouth Disease? Impact North American Producers?
Swine producers in North America should take action to stop potential Foot and Mouth Disease carriers at the farm gate.
Filtering Nutrients From Wastewater With Algae
Walter Mulby, USDA Agricultural Research Service Microbiologist, shares information on research into low-cost algae-based systems to reclaim nutrients from manures.
Agriculture Telling its Story
Animal‑rights is not about treating animals more nicely Wesley J. Smith, Award winning author and Senior Fellow in Human Rights and Bioethics at the Discovery Institute, shares his view that animal-rights is an ideology and that agriculture must do a much better job of explaining the great traditions of animal husbandry and the tremendous human benefit we receive from the proper and humane use of animals. Both the audio and transcript of the presentation is available.
Man-Made Climate Change: Hoax or Myth Dr. Jay Lehr, Science Director of The Heartland Institute, breaks down the hoax and myths behind man-made climate change. This is a three part presentation , via DairyCast, from the 2010 Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Convention.