Management

At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison

At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison The latest information and research about swine health and production from industry professionals and veterinarians, delivered in a form to help you maximize your time.

SwineCast 1015, Being Prepared For Foreign Animal Diseases With Planning and Training

SwineCast 1015 Show Notes:
  • During the recent National Institute for Animal Agriculture annual meeting in Denver, Dr. Patrick Webb of the National Pork Board, outlined what a pork producer can do to be prepared in the event of a foreign animal disease outbreak. Key things to do:

Science & Consumer Perception Changes Need Attention

Industry Discussing Science & Consumer PerceptionIndustry Discussing Science & Consumer Perception Pork Forum 2018 Industry Discussing Science & Consumer Perception - Moderated by Michael Specter, staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of the book Denialism. Panel includes Dr. Kevin Wells, University of Missouri; Dr. Bradley Wolter, The Maschhoffs; Dr. Dan Kovich, National Pork Producers Council; Charlie Arnot, CEO, The Center for Food Integrity [video].

Panel - Industry Discussing Science & Consumer Perception at National Pork Industry Forum


Industry Discussing Science & Consumer Perception - Panel, from the 2018 National Pork Industry Forum, February 28 – March 2, 2018, Kansas City, MO, USA.

2018 Missouri Pork Expo

2018 Missouri Pork Expo2018 Missouri Pork Expo The 2018 Missouri Pork Expo focused on nutrient management cost sharing opportunities [link] for producers plus highlighted the importance of rodent management [link] for all farm operation biosecurity plans. Held February 6-7, 2018, Columbia, MO, USA.

How Are You Dealing With Rodents In Your Buildings?

Integrated Pest Management of Rodents in Swine FacilitiesIntegrated Pest Management of Rodents in Swine Facilities Dr. Danny L. McDonald, Poultry and Livestock Entomologist, MWI Animal Health, talks about integrated pest management of rodents in swine facilities. Dr. McDonald reminds people that rodents are a biosecurity hazard to any farm because they can get into and out places without notice. Dr. McDonald shares many of the animal disease vectors rodents can carry plus mentioned rodents consume feed resources and damage building infrastructures. Dr. McDonald closes with options and tools for rodent management [video].

Gaining Money To Help Manage Nutrients and Manure

Cost Share Opportunities for Nutrient ManagementCost Share Opportunities for Nutrient Management In this panel moderated by Mr. Jerry Foster (JBS Live Pork), Mr. Jim Plassmeyer (Missouri Department of Natural Resources Soil and Water Conservation Program) and Ms. Lauren Cartwright (Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA), cover the various aspects of nutrient management planning and implementation. Ms. Cartwright and Mr. Plassmeyer outline cost sharing opportunities that are available through various state and federal resources [video].

Rabobank’s 2018 Pork/Animal Protein Outlook

Production Growth Ahead; Competition Heats Up - Rabobank’s 2018 Pork/Animal Protein OutlookProduction Growth Ahead; Competition Heats Up - Rabobank’s 2018 Pork/Animal Protein Outlook Mr. Sterling Liddell and Ms. Christine McCracken, Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research, share data and summarize the economics of the protein markets. Mr. Liddell and Ms. McCracken also share detailed information on consumer trends plus highlight some of the risks producers must keep in their eyesight when managing their operations [video].

What Are Some New Technologies for Improving Pork Producers?

New Technologies for Pork Producers - Video Monitoring and Web-Based LearningVideo Monitoring and Web-Based Learning Mr. Earl Dodson, K·Coe Isom, covers several technologies to help address animal welfare and worker safety in farm operations. Video monitoring and web-based learning are important to help improve the education of staff and to help farms be compliant with their customers' need to see what is happening on farm [video].

SwineCast 1007, United Soybean Board User Panel Offers Proteins Perspective

SwineCast 1007 Show Notes:

  • Just as we're interested in our customers' perspective, our suppliers like to hear our likes and dislikes. At the United Soybean Board’s February meeting, a panel of animal nutritionists explained to soybean farmers what they’re looking for in their animals’ diets. With both the poultry and swine industries represented, we thought you'd find it of value. Panel members included Randy Mitchell, vice president, technical services at Perdue Farms, for the poultry industry perspective and Dr. Dean Boyd, technical director for The Hanor Company, for the swine industry perspective. Gordon Denny, USB’s soybean meal market analyst, moderated the panel.
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