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SwineCast update for March 31, 2011, What Is The Swine Sustainability Story?

It's muddy boots time as spring hits full swing.  If your boots aren't muddy, you must be in Texas where drought is threatening to break a decades long record of dryness.  A look at Farm Bill Thinking in Washington this week as pre-committee work posturing continues.  ProFarmer's Jim Wiesemeyer shares his outlook on macro factors affecting agriculture. 

This year's green buzzword is 'sustainability' and we are sharing producer Randy Spronk's comments to delegates at the National Pork Industry Forum.  Modern agriculture has a great story to tell here so listen and share!

2011 Boehringer Ingelheim AASV Swine Health Seminar

2011 Boehringer Ingelheim AASV Swine Health Seminar 2011 Boehringer Ingelheim AASV Swine Health Seminar The 2011 Boehringer Ingelheim AASV Swine Health Seminar, March 4, 2011, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, provided swine veterinarians with an update on trade and emerging markets from NPPC's Nick Giordano. Also, Dr. Erin Strait from Iowa State University provides some direction on upcoming diagnostic tools for identifying Mycoplasma.

2011 National Pork Industry Forum

2011 National Pork Industry Forum 2011 National Pork Industry Forum March 3-5, 2011, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. This year saw Pork's new branding position, "Pork. Be Inspired.", support for the US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, and several updates on policy / economics affecting the industry.

SwineCast 0627, Pro Farmer's Washington Watchdog Says 'Volatility' Is The Word

Download mp3SwineCast 0627 Show Notes:
  • Jim Wiesemeyer, Washington Editor for Pro Farmer magazine, updated producers and delegates attending the National Pork Industry Forum in Phoenix during a special breakfast session.  Short carryouts and growing usage will require two good crop years in a row.

PRRS Area Regional Control Efforts

PRRS Area Regional Control PRRS Area Regional Control Efforts Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) is an economically devastating swine disease that has received support to better understand its pathology and develop eradication processes. These presentations provide updates on the research, eradication steps, and what the future may hold.

Dr. Scott Dee - Transmission and biosecurity of PRRSV: A review of the last 10 years - PIP


Transmission and biosecurity of PRRSV: A review of the last 10 years - Dr. Scott Dee, University of Minnesota, from the Michigan PRRS Biosecurity Meeting, February 18, 2011, Holland, MI, USA. Organized by Beth Ferry, Michigan State University Extension, 120 N. Broadway, Suite 209, Cassopolis, MI 49031 (269-445-4438).

Dr. Scott Dee - Transmission and biosecurity of PRRSV: A review of the last 10 years


Transmission and biosecurity of PRRSV: A review of the last 10 years - Dr. Scott Dee, University of Minnesota, from the Michigan PRRS Biosecurity Meeting, February 18, 2011, Holland, MI, USA. Organized by Beth Ferry, Michigan State University Extension, 120 N. Broadway, Suite 209, Cassopolis, MI 49031 (269-445-4438).

SwineCast 0626, New BeckAgConnects.com Provides Online Space For Ag Conversations

Download mp3SwineCast 0626 Show Notes:
  • BeckAgConnects.com is a place where everybody knows your name.  Enter in to this online coffee shop conversations with the confidence of knowing anyone in the room has 'business being there'. 
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