Management

SwineCast 1173, The Squeal on Best Wean to Finish Practices, Part 3: Proper Environment And Stocking Density

SwineCast 1173 Show Notes:
  • This is part three of a three part series looking at best wean to finish practices with Dr. Will López (PIC Wean to Finish Technical Services Specialist), Isaiah Spath (PIC Wean to Finish Techical Services), and Lance Barton (Belstra V.P. of Pig Production & Genetic Services). This episode wraps the series with a conversation on the importance of well managed wean to finish operations as we look at proper environment and stocking density.

SwineCast 1170, The Squeal on Best Wean to Finish Practices, Part 2: Site Preparation

SwineCast 1170 Show Notes:
  • This is part two of a three part series looking at best wean to finish practices with Dr. Will López (PIC Wean to Finish Technical Services Specialist), Isaiah Spath (PIC Wean to Finish Techical Services), and Lance Barton (Belstra V.P. of Pig Production & Genetic Services). This episode looks at site preparation.

SwineCast 1169, The Squeal on Best Wean to Finish Practices, Part 1: Tools To Help Transition and Grow Out

SwineCast 1169 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a three part series looking at best wean to finish practices with Dr. Will López (PIC Wean to Finish Technical Services Specialist), Isaiah Spath (PIC Wean to Finish Techical Services), and Lance Barton (Belstra V.P. of Pig Production & Genetic Services). This episode looks at incoming weaned pigs and a new tool to help you manage the transition and grow out.

Ready? Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness

Foreign Animal Disease PreparednessForeign Animal Disease Preparedness Dr. Patrick Webb, National Pork Board, provides an update on the actions all farm operations should be doing to be vigilant, observant, and ready when a foreign animal disease happens on their farm [video].

SwineCast 1168, At The Meeting - Persistent PRRS in Finishing Pigs Raises Concerns

SwineCast 1168 Show Notes:
  • Various PRRS strains, including 144 lineage C, remain dangerously active in the Midwest pig production belt, despite a hot, dry summer.
  • Three veterinarians describe what they are seeing and doing to reverse PRRS-driven losses. Dr. Deb Murray (New Fashion Pork), Dr. Kat Wood (Christensen Farms), and Dr. Ryan Strobel (Swine Vet Center), have a lively and timely discussion with the The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant).
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1167, Highlights Of The 2021 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference With Dr. Montse Torremorell

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SwineCast 1161, 2021 World Pork Expo: Global Trade And Diversification Strategies

SwineCast 1161 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo Pork Academy, a panel of experts share insights on global trade, review China's impact, and talk about U.S. diversification strategies.
  • International markets were worth a record $7.7 billion to the U.S. Pork industry in 2020 as China and other foreign markets pushed demand for pork to new heights. Learn about the global protein landscape, including China’s role, how the U.S. Meat Export Federation promotes pork in Asian countries and National Pork Board’s strategy to diversify exports. A pork producer will also share their perspective on the importance of exports to their own business.
  • The panel includes Dr. Clay Eastwood (Director of International Marketing for National Pork Board), Joel Haggard (Senior Vice President for the Asia Pacific Region at the U.S. Meat Export Federation), and Rupert Claxton (Meat Director for Gira International).

SwineCast 1160, 2021 World Pork Expo: Negotiating Contracts - What You Need To Know

SwineCast 1160 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo Pork Academy, Amy Johnson (BrownWinick Law Firm) shares insights on negotiating contracts and highlights practical points to consider as you approach your next opportunity to negotiate contracts.

SwineCast 1158, 2021 World Pork Expo: NutriQuest Shares How Fractional Financial and Leadership Services Help You Grow

SwineCast 1158 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo, NutriQuest's Casey Westphalen and Steve Weiss highlight how they work with pork operations to help them grow and improve their bottom line.

SwineCast 1157, 2021 World Pork Expo: Dr. Jayson Lusk Highlights Trends And Opportunities

SwineCast 1157 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo Strategic Investment Program (SIP), Dr. Jayson Lusk (Purdue University) shares some macro trends and highlights some potential opportunities.
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