SwineCast 0353 for November 4 2008

SwineCast 0353 Show Notes:

  • Conversations from the International Distillers Dried Grains Conference
  • Markets and values of DDGs with Informa Economics Scott Richman
  • Brian Arnold of the DeLong Company discusses transportation and long-term infrastructure issues in shipping and hauling

SwineCast 0352 for October 31 2008

SwineCast 0352 Show Notes:

  • Soybean growers appreciate your business
  • Research at the University of IL looks at impact of new processing technology on nutritional value of soy meal for piglets
  • Looking at agroterrorism planning in your operation.  It starts locally

SwineCast 0351 for October 28 2008

SwineCast 0351 Show Notes:

  • Update on DDGs research with UMN's Dr Gerry Shurson, presenter at the Leman conference
  • What is fractionation and why is it important to the ethanol industry and feed users?  A presentation from the International DDGs conference

SwineCast 0349 for October 21 2008

SwineCast 0349 Show Notes:

SwineCast 0347 for October 14 2008

SwineCast 0347 Show Notes:

  • Conversation with Dr Brooke Humphrey on Amino Acids and Immunology based on his presentation at a recent poultry conference
  • Dr Vincent Amanor-Boadu recaps recent economic anemia and the impact on agriculture

SwineCast 0332 for August 22 2008

SwineCast 0332 Show Notes:

  • Research on links to low birthweight and pork quality from the Prairie Swine Centre
  • COOL Update with the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board
  • David Funderburke of Cape Fear Consulting delves into the use of alternative feedstuffs to help get through tough times

2008 Swine Health Conference: Developing Nutritional Strategies to Manage Feed Costs

From the 2008 Swine Health Conference, Carolina Beach, North Carolina, USA: Developing Nutritional Strategies to Manage Feed Costs, by Dr. David Funderburke, Cape Fear Consulting.

Dave Funderburke shares his learnings in source alternative feedstuffs. What is the nutritional value of a load of “Gummi-Bears”. There’s a place to go to find out.

SwineCast 0320 for July 11 2008

SwineCast 0320 Show Notes:

  • Trace minerals effect as antioxidants.  A conversation with Dr Gretchen Hill
  • Grad Student Melissa Hahn logs in with some comments on her research with amino acids and birthweights
  • North Carolina update... Todd See shares research on development waste storage systems to meet the state's requirements for new construction
  • ARS may have an answer.. a water treatment plant for y

2008 Iowa Pork Congress: Minimizing Feed Costs for Improved Profitability

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Joel DeRouchey's presentation will focus on minimizing feed costs by discussing management and formulation practices to increase feed efficiency and how to evaluate alternative feed ingredients.

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By Joel DeRouchey, Kansas State University

SwineCast 0272 for January 25 2008

SwineCast 0272 Show Notes:

  • Where's the beef?
  • Sr Market Analyst with the George Morris Centre Kevin Grier reviews the big issues for Canadian producers
  • How should you react to current macro-economic forces in the business world?
  • Tom Weber with USDA looks at impact of high fiber rations on monogastrics
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