Dr. Marty Strauss understands the issues consumers have in understanding food/food information. He also understand agricultures desires to help. Dr. Strauss offered how to better bridge the producer/consumer communications gap.
From the International Conference on Feed Efficiency in Swine, Iowa State's Dr. John Patience shares top considerations from his presentation on energy in the swine ration and best methods of measuring cost of energy.
Dr. Bob Thaler of North Dakota State discusses Mycotoxin issues from the 2009 crop which are causing concern as we feed out the remainder of that crop during the summer months. Following our conversation is audio from his presentation during Pork Academy sessions at World Pork Expo.
When Jerry Seinfeld and friends used Tryptophan (delivered in a late turkey dinner) to get at primo “G.I. Joe” action figures… little did we know the outcome would be good news for swine producers. Researchers are adding the amino acid Tryptophan to nutrition packages for a few days leading up to a re-sort in the nusery or gilt replacement pool. Dr. Brian Richert of Purdue explains.
Researchers at the University of Georgia looking at ways to use utilize biofuel byproducts discover a process to limit ammonia volitilization by feeding 'char' to poultry. Would it work for all monogastrics?