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?
Pork and Beans - Dr. Seth Naeve, soybean agronomist, associate professor, Agronomy and Plant Sciences Department, University of Minnesota; Dr. Lee Johnston, professor, swine nutrition and management, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, from the Minnesota Pork Congress, January 20-21, 2010, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
Registered Dietician Lisa Katic shared with attendees at the National
Institute for Animal Agriculture's annual meeting information on who
has the ear of your legislators and Washington's policy wonks and the
message being sent. Full presentation here.