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SwineCast 1099, The Squeal On Nursery Pig Nutrition, Part 1: Basic Concepts

SwineCast 1099 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a two part series on nursery pig nutrition. In part one the panel looks at access to nutrition and making sure that once the perfect nutritional profile is created that the pigs can then get at the feed, learn to be a part of a group of pigs, and be able make the transition from mother's milk to a dry diet.
  • The panel includes Kyle Coble (JBS Live Pork), Amanda Gerhart (JBS Live Pork), Wayne Cast (PIC Nutritionist), and Isaiah Spath (PIC Product Validation and Wean to Finish Technical Services).

SwineCast 1098, At The Meeting - COVID-19: What Dr. Brad Freking learned on pork processing in the last 2 weeks

SwineCast 1098 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison talks about COVID-19 and the impacts to key markets and the limitations of pork processors to respond.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), are joined by Dr. Brad Freking, CEO and managing partner of New Fashion Pork and a co-owner of Triumph Foods.
  • Freking says that widespread availability of COVID-19 testing is key to helping employees feel comfortable with going back to work. "I've learned more about processing in the last 15 days than I have in the last five years," Freking says.
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1097, At The Meeting - COVID-19: Three Things Your Lender Wants You To Do Today

SwineCast 1097 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison talks about COVID-19 and three things your lender wants you to do today.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant) are joined by Mark Greenwood, Chief Diversified Markets Officer at Compeer Financial.
  • Mark offers three take home messages for US pig producers to help navigate the impact of COVID-19 in their pig business: face reality, producers need to do their part, and communication with lenders is essential.
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1096, Industry Updates on ABVP, SDRS, and Secure Pork

SwineCast 1096 Show Notes:

Panel - Calling All Fans of Good Ventilation

Calling All Fans of Good VentilationCalling All Fans of Good Ventilation Back by popular demand, this panel discussion shared producer tips and learnings regarding various ventilation systems [video].

SwineCast 1095, At The Meeting - Protecting The Food System: COVID-19 Prevention Steps For Farm Staff

SwineCast 1095 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison talks about what farm staff need to do reduce their exposure to the Coronavirus to keep the food system operational.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant) are joined by Dr. Jeff Bender (School of Public Health, University of Minnesota). The group reviews the basics of the Coronavirus & COVID-19 science, steps to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease on farm, and what it means to keep the virus from hurting people and affecting the food system.
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the most recent topics in swine health and production.

Panel - Contracts, Insurance, and Risk Management Oh my!

Contracts, Insurance, and Risk Management Oh my! - What can you do to protect yourself, your farm, and your pigs from disasters?Contracts, Insurance, and Risk Management Oh my! - What can you do to protect yourself, your farm, and your pigs from disasters? Have you ever wondered what is written into your contracts or what type of insurance you need to protect yourself from an emergency like a foreign animal disease or a barn fire? Panelists talked about force majeure clauses, to insurance tips, to market options for emergencies [video].

Margin Outlook and Strategies to Consider

Margin Outlook and Strategies to ConsiderMargin Outlook and Strategies to Consider Tim Hughes shared CIH strategies for managing margins [video].

SwineCast 1092, First Hand Experience with African Swine Fever In China

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Panel - Building Maintenance & Longevity

Building Maintenance & LongevityBuilding Maintenance & Longevity Have you ever wondered how to prioritize upgrades and repairs to your barn to make it last another 50 years? What about the cost of upgrades to your facility? The panel of ag building companies shared tips for making your building continue to last, the cost of upgrades and what new technology is available [video].
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