Management

SwineCast 0356 for November 14 2008

SwineCast 0356 Show Notes:

  • Looking at the fallout from California's Prop 2 with California producer and National Pork Board president Steve Weaver
  • Higher grains this winter?  Mike Woolverton says the market needs to buy about 4 mln more corn acres.
  • Some interesting parallels in today's economic turmoil and what agriculture dealt with in the 80's

2008 Leman Conference: Hanson Lecture - The ongoing challenge of swine flu

Hanson Lecture - The ongoing challenge of flu, by Marie Gramer, D.V.M., Ph.D.

2008 Midwest Swine Health Conference: Ventilation and Energy Use

From the 2008 Midwest Swine Health Conference, Coralville, Iowa, USA: Ventilation and Energy Use, by Dr. Jay Harmon, Iowa State.

Iowa State’s Jay Harmon reviews energy costs and engineering considerations in the time of serious cost control efforts in your operation.

2008 World Pork Expo: Increase profits in 2008: Stuff that is not on the typical lists.

Economist Dr. Dennis DiPietre talks about Increase profits in 2008: Stuff that is not on the typical lists.. Educational seminar sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, at the 2008 World Pork Expo, June 5 to 7, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

Employee/Employer Q & A at the World Pork Expo:

A brief note to mention that PORK Magazine has asked me to spend some time in their booth at the World Pork Expo for some Q & A with Employers and Employees.

Their full announcement is:

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Answers to Employee/Employer Questions

Whether you’re an employer or an employee, plan to stop by the Pork magazine booth during World Pork Expo with your employment-related questions and seek advice from Don Tyler, employee and business management consultant and Dear Boss columnist. Tyler will be available at Booth 763 in the Varied Industry Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds on Thursday, June 5, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and again on Friday, June 6, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon.

With the various challenges facing on-farm production, this is an excellent opportunity to access some free advice.

2008 NIAA Animal Care and Well-Being: Comparison of SQF Program to FDA, USDA, GMA-SAFE HACCP, and PVP

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2008 NIAA Animal Care and Well-Being: Michigan Implementation of Mandatory RFID

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Michigan Implementation of Mandatory RFID

2008 NIAA Animal Care and Well-Being: Remarks About U.S. Animal Agriculture

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Remarks About U.S. Animal Agriculture
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