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Confessions Of A Greenpeace Dropout

Agriculture, Human Health, and Environment: Confessions Of A Greenpeace DropoutAgriculture, Human Health, and Environment: Confessions Of A Greenpeace Dropout Dr. Patrick Moore, Ecosense, is a former leader of Greenpeace who shares his thoughts on how environmental and climate science today, as it is shared, is clouded by believes that are not sustainable by actual science. Dr. Moore dives into the specifics of current policy and views of governments and organizations related to food, agriculture, and the environment. [video].

Updates on Iowa Environmental Regulations and Farm Impacts

Iowa Environmental Regulations & Nuisance Case UpdateIowa Environmental Regulations & Nuisance Case Update Eldon McAfee, Brick Gentry Law Firm, covers what is happening with ag nuisance cases, manure handling, and livestock truck wash regulation. As always, Mr. McAfee details the issues and offers an analysis on what farm operators can expect on future regulation activities [video].

Economics and The Future For Livestock and Poultry

Livestock & Poultry Economic OutlookLivestock & Poultry Economic Outlook Dr. Steve Meyer, EMI Express Markets, provides key factors in livestock economics for the year. Dr. Meyer provides a depth of analysis that will help management teams to think about how to position themselves well. Low costs, good crops, and animal diseases (PEDv) has been moderated. Some risk factors: Highly Pathogenic Asian Influenza (HPAI), slower demand, macro economics positive but not robust. [video].

Being Diligent On Senecavirus A

Update on Senecavirus AUpdate on Senecavirus A Dr. Chris Rademacher, Iowa State University, provides an update on Senecavirus A, what it is, what it is not, and emphasizes that Senecavirus A is very similar to Foot and Mouth Disease. Two big take aways: 1) don't be complacent on observing and reporting, 2) train your teams about biosecurity behaviors to avoid. [video].

John Weber - Nutrient Reduction Strategy Participation


Nutrient Reduction Strategy Participation - John Weber, Iowa Pork Producer, from the 2016 Iowa Pork Congress, January 27-28, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Paul Sundberg - Controlling Emerging Swine Health Challenges


Controlling Emerging Swine Health Challenges - Dr. Paul Sundberg, Swine Health Information Center, from the 2016 Iowa Pork Congress, January 27-28, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Amber Stricker - Reducing Effects of PRRS in Swine Wean-to-Finish Production


Reducing Effects of PRRS in Swine Wean-to-Finish Production - Dr. Amber Stricker, Suidae Health and Production, from the 2016 Iowa Pork Congress, January 27-28, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Rob Stout - Nitrogen: Important Nutrient or Water Quality Challenge


Nitrogen: Important Nutrient or Water Quality Challenge - Rob Stout, Iowa Pork Producer, from the 2016 Iowa Pork Congress, January 27-28, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. David Schmitt - State Vet Update: Secure Pork Supply


State Vet Update: Secure Pork Supply - Dr. David Schmitt, Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship, from the 2016 Iowa Pork Congress, January 27-28, Des Moines, IA, USA.

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