Genetic Improvement of Piglet Mortality: The European Experience, Part I of Living Up to Genetic Potential - Dr. Egbert Knol, Institute for Pig Genetics B.V., Netherlands, from the 2011 Iowa Pork Congress, January 26-27, 2011, Des Moines, IA, USA.
The Institute of Food Technologists combines new information from the U.S. Census with consumer purchasing habits and retail rends to provide a detailed report on the American Family's eating habits.
Families with children comprise an influential segment of the U.S. population, and understanding their cooking patterns, health concerns, and dining out preferences is critical to effectively targeting them.
Of note are the two charts depicting U.S. household types by age of householder (image) and % of mothers making a strong effort to limit their child’s consumption of specific substances (image).
Dr. Bob Morrison, University of Minnesota, reviews presentations from 2010 International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS), with Dr Gordon Spronk, Pipestone System; Dr. Tom Wetzel & Dr. Jeff Husa, Boehringer Ingelheim; Robert Barsch, MN Pork Producer; and Allison Collins, Research Scientist, Australia's Animal Health Research Unit.
Dr. Bob Morrison from the University of Minnesota joins us for At The Meeting as the Morrison group reviews presentations from IPVS 2010 (International Pig Veterinary Society) in Vancouver. Joining Dr. Morrison is Dr Gordon Spronk with the Pipestone System, Boehringer Ingelheims's Dr. Tom Wetzel and Dr Jeff Husa, MN Pork Producer Robert Barsch and Allison Collins, research Scientist from Australia. Supplemental files follow.
The great turnout for the 2011 Minnesota Pork Congress created many opportunities for hallway conversations. Of interest to all were the presentations on improving efficiency and maximizing productivity. Many attendees greatly appreciated the program sponsors and the Minnesota Pork Producers Association making the presentations available on SwineCast.