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Karen Hoare - Three Essential Steps to Avoiding A Health, Safety, & Environmental Disaster


Three Essential Steps to Avoiding A Health, Safety, & Environmental Disaster - Karen Hoare, National Pork Board, from the 2016 World Pork Expo, June 8 - 10, 2016, Des Moines, IA, USA.

What Affects Positive Consumer Eating Experiences?

Pork Quality - High Quality Pork Increases Positive Consumer Eating ExperiencesHow Do Consumers Perceive Eating? Dr. Dustin Boler, University of Illinois, shares how seasonality and consumer perceptions play a part in pork quality. Dr. Boler also highlights research on pork meat and points out correlations observed between ham wights and belly firmness.

Improving Sow Lifetime Productivity

Sow Lifetime ProductivityMore To Sow Lifetime Productivity? Dr. Chris Hostetler, National Pork Board, points out the definition of Sow Lifetime Productivity and provides data that challenges some of the traditional views of improving Sow Lifetime Productivity. Dr. Hostetler offers research that can help improve productivity. Key take away: Improvement in sow lifetime productivity will substantially impact profitability of all phases of production.

Working Through The Swine Common Industry Audit

Swine Common Industry AuditDo You Know About The Swine Common Industry Audit? Sherrie Webb, National Pork Board, outlines the background of why the Swine Common Industry Audit exists and what producers need to know. Ms. Webb's take away: "Change is the one of the few things that stay the same" - continuous staff training and education is needed to keep the practice of swine production top of mind.

What Is The Secure Pork Supply Plan?

Secure Pork SupplyWhat Happens When Animal Diseases Shut Down Production? Dr. Pam Zaabel, Iowa State University, provides details on the Secure Pork Supply Plan, its tools, and information it uses. Of importance to producers is knowing how it works and what steps production staff will need to learn.

Dr. Dustin Boler - Pork Quality - High Quality Pork Increases Positive Consumer Eating Experiences


Pork Quality - High Quality Pork Increases Positive Consumer Eating Experiences - Dr. Dustin Boler, University of Illinois, from the 2015 World Pork Expo, June 3 - 5, 2015, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. David Newman - Pork Quality - Retail Meat Benchmarking


Pork Quality - Retail Meat Benchmarking - Dr. David Newman, North Dakota State University, from the 2015 World Pork Expo, June 3 - 5, 2015, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Tim Safranski - Mitigating Impact of Seasonal Loss of Productivity


Mitigating Impact of Seasonal Loss of Productivity - Dr. Tim Safranski, University of Missouri, from the 2015 World Pork Expo, June 3 - 5, 2015, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Paul Sundberg - The Swine Health Information Center - A New Defense for the Industry


The Swine Health Information Center - A New Defense for the Industry - Dr. Paul Sundberg, National Pork Board, from the 2015 World Pork Expo, June 3 - 5, 2015, Des Moines, IA, USA.

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