Management

How is Zinpro Tackling Nutrition Performance?

Zinpro - Minor Changes In Nutrition = Major Impacts On PerformanceZinpro - Minor Changes In Nutrition = Major Impacts On Performance Sow performance metrics such as pigs per litter, birth and weaning weight, and lactation feed intake are all key indicators for a sow’s ability to produce robust piglets. Positive metrics add up to better-performing pigs and higher profits for producers. Swine producers can make minor adjustments that can pay off in major ways when they customize their feed and nutrition program with performance trace minerals. From the 2021 World Pork Expo, June 9 - 11, 2021, Des Moines, IA, USA [video].

SwineCast 1156, 2021 World Pork Expo: NPPC Public Policy Priorities

SwineCast 1156 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo, the NPPC officers and senior staff address the industry’s public policy priorities. The panel includes Jen Sorenson (NPPC President), Terry Wolters (NPPC President-Elect), Scott Hays (NPPC Vice President), Neil Dierks (NPPC CEO), Nick Giordano (NPPC VP and Counsel, Global Government Affairs), and Dr. Liz Wagstrom (NPPC Chief Veterinarian).
  • Some of the group addressed African Swine Fever issues, the pork line speed rule, and California's Farm Animal Confinement Initiative (also known as Prop 12).

SwineCast 1151, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 38

SwineCast 1151 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 38.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, and Dr. Giovani Trevisan provide an update on PRRS and enteric coronavirus plus share info on the Disease Diagnosis Dashboard web tool.
  • Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 38, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1148, At The Meeting - What Is Prop 12 And What Are The Chances It Will Be Enforced In 2022?

SwineCast 1148 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks the impacts of California's Prop 12 initiative, producing both opportunities and challenges. What is prop 12 and what are the chances it will be enforced in 2022?
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guests Jen Sorenson (President of the National Pork Producers Council & Communications Director at Iowa Select) and Michael Formica (General Counsel for the National Pork Producers Council), discuss California's Prop 12.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

Managing Pork Operations During The Pandemic

How the Swine Community Met COVID Challenges How the Swine Community Met COVID Challenges A panel of those involved in slowing pig growth, depopulation protocols, and composting efforts talk about what was learned in 2020, and how that may apply to future challenges. From the 2021 Iowa Pork Congress, Virtual Event, January 27 - 28, 2021 [video].

Marketing Tools To Help Your Operation

New Marketing Tools for Pork ProducersNew Marketing Tools for Pork Producers Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Livestock Economist Lee Schulz leads a discussion that explores new marketing tools and resources that became available to pig farmers in 2020. From the 2021 Iowa Pork Congress, Virtual Event, January 27 - 28, 2021 [video].

SwineCast 1143, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 36

SwineCast 1143 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 36. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, and Dr. Giovani Trevisan look back at 2020, plus provide an update on swine disease data through Jan 2021.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 36, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1142, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 35

SwineCast 1142 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 35. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, along with special guest Dr. Deborah Murray with New Fashion Pork, discuss PRRSv and PEDv strategies and lessons learned.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 35, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

"F" words of agriculture: farming, food, fights, fair trade, foodies, feelings, food police, finance, and the future

The Business of AgricultureThe Business of Agriculture Professional speaker and economist Damian Mason addresses the "F" words of agriculture: farming, food, fights, fair trade, foodies, feelings, food police, finance, and the future of the industry. His presentation also addresses the current news and developments in agriculture. From the 2021 Iowa Pork Congress, Virtual Event, January 27 - 28, 2021 [video].
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