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Technology Tools Like CRISPR Are Pork Opportunities

Opportunities for Swine Genetic ImprovementOpportunities for Swine Genetic Improvement Thomas Titus, TriPork, Inc., shares the opportunities available for genetic improvements in swine through technologies like CRISPR. Some observations: 1) The conversation of biologic and genetic tools like CRISPR are happening and the agriculture livestock world needs to be engaged in the conversation continuously, 2) Collaboration is critical [video].

How To Drive Key Cutout Sales

A 'Fresh' Perspective: Driving Key Cutout SalesA "Fresh" Perspective Kiersten Hafer, Clemens Food Group, shares how Clemens Food Group has grown and aims to focus on investments to drive key cutout sales. Ms. Hafer outlines the marketing and brand experience being used to make pork relevant again [video].

Being Prepared With Your Business Continuity Plan

Secure Pork SupplySecure Pork Supply Dr. Pam Zaabel, Iowa State University, reviews the Secure Pork Supply Plan and its key aspects. Dr. Zaabel also covers the status of several core initiatives and projects around vaccine stocks, surveillance, and the Secure Pork Supply website. Key message: "there's no harm in hoping for the best as long as you're prepared for the worst." [video].

Understand and Manage Weather Risk

2018 Weather Outlook2018 Weather Outlook Dr. Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University, reviews the weather forecast tools and metrics for the coming year. Core take away messages: 1) Climate RISK in Agriculture is likely to be greater during the next 20 years (including Florida), 2) Management of Risk is of increasing importance [video].

Dr. Dermot Hayes, Becca Nepple - U.S. Exports & International Trade - PORK Academy


U.S. Exports & International Trade - PORK Academy - Dr. Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University; Becca Nepple, National Pork Board, from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Wes Schweer - Sub-Therapeutic Growth-Promoting Antibiotic Alternatives - PORK Academy


Sub-Therapeutic Growth-Promoting Antibiotic Alternatives - PORK Academy - Wes Schweer, Iowa State University, from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Tim Safranski - Walking Through Sow Housing and Tools Available - PORK Academy


Walking Through Sow Housing and Tools Available - PORK Academy - Dr. Tim Safranski, University of Missouri, from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Erin Brenneman, Logan Thornton, Brad Greenway - Social Media in Pork Production - PORK Academy


Social Media in Pork Production - PORK Academy - Erin Brenneman, Brenneman Farms; Logan Thornton, 2017 Pig Farmer of Tomorrow; Brad Greenway, 2017 America's Pig Farmer of the Year, from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Pam Zaabel, Dr. Patrick Webb - Secure Pork Supply Implementation - PORK Academy


Secure Pork Supply Implementation - PORK Academy - Dr. Pam Zaabel, Iowa State University; Dr. Patrick Webb, National Pork Board, from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Everett L. Forkner - Pork Quality Initiative - What Ever Happened To Old Fashioned Taste And Tenderness? - PORK Academy


Pork Quality Initiative - What Ever Happened To Old Fashioned Taste And Tenderness? - PORK Academy - Everett L. Forkner, Owner and President of Forkner Farms Inc., from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

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