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Consumers & Pig Pain Points

Pork Pain ManagementUnderstanding Pain Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia, Iowa State University, and Dr. Anna Johnson Butters, Iowa State University, provide information on the science of pain in animals. In pork production there is concern from consumers about the practices of tail docking and castration. To understand the issue, there needs to be a body of knowledge about the practices and what they mean for pigs.

What Is The Future Of Global Trade?

World Market Economics and the Importance of TradeGlobal Trade Key To Pork Dr. Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University, provides updates on recent export data, the ongoing discussions about free trade in Japan & the EU, and China's future in pork.

How Can You Get Better Pigs?

Reproductive Decision TreeBetter Swine Reproduction Tools Dr. Don Levis, Levis Worldwide Swine Consultancy, updates producers on the National Swine Reproduction Guide, its use, and how it works as a troubleshooting and management tool.

Are Pork Producers Productive?

Pork Industry Productivity AnalysisData Helps Inform on Productivity Dr. Ken Stalder, Iowa State University, provides updates to this year's summary on pork production productivity. Utilizing anonymous data from 2008 to 2013, Dr. Stalder shares benchmark data points to help producers better understand the pork business and seek to improve their own operations.

Words On Weather

Weather Outlook 2014Weather Today & Tomorrow Dr. Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University, explains how the term "polar vortex" has entered the popular lexicon. Dr. Taylor helps explain the term, what they are, and how they impact agriculture.

Pork Production Tools For Producers

Pork Production Tools For ProducersSafe Handling Bill Winkelman, National Pork Board, talks about new research & tools to help producers handle pigs safely and responsibly. Mr. Winkelman demonstrates the new tools and approach that can be utilized on swine farm operations at all levels.

Bill Winkelman - Safe Pig Handling


Safe Pig Handling - Bill Winkelman, National Pork Board, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Ken Stalder - Pork Industry Productivity Analysis


Pork Industry Productivity Analysis - Dr. Ken Stalder, Iowa State University, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Steve Meyer - Markets, Economic Situation, and Outlook


Markets, Economic Situation, and Outlook - Dr. Steve Meyer, Paragon Economics, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Don Levis - Reproductive Decision Tree


Reproductive Decision Tree - Dr. Don Levis, Levis Worldwide Swine Consultancy, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

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