Is There a Consumer / Producer Communications Gap?

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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.

SwineCast 0671, Feed Efficiency - Is Net Energy A Better Feed Ration Evaluation?

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SwineCast 0588, Managing Sow Nutrition For Maximum Efficiency

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  • Dr. Laura Greiner presented on Sow Feeding Systems: Matching The Feeding System To the Biology of the Sow at the recent Leman conference.  Today Laura shares an overview of that presentation.
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SwineCast 0561, Mycotoxins In Stored Corn Top Concern This Summer

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  • 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.

SwineCast 0559, Updated Swine Nutrition Guide Could Change Your Nutrition Regimen

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SwineCast 0541, New Swine Nutrition Website Online at University of Illinois

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SwineCast 0537, Evaluating Enzymes - Getting What You Pay For

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  • Practical tips on enzyme evaluations from Iowa State's Brian Richart. Dr. Richart shares key points from his Midwest Poultry Convention presentation which have value for pork producers as well.

SwineCast 0536, Reducing Pig Stress By Feeding Tryptophan

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  • 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.

SwineCast 0513, Reducing Ammonia Volitilization By Feeding Char

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  • 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?
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