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SwineCast 1161, 2021 World Pork Expo: Global Trade And Diversification Strategies

SwineCast 1161 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo Pork Academy, a panel of experts share insights on global trade, review China's impact, and talk about U.S. diversification strategies.
  • International markets were worth a record $7.7 billion to the U.S. Pork industry in 2020 as China and other foreign markets pushed demand for pork to new heights. Learn about the global protein landscape, including China’s role, how the U.S. Meat Export Federation promotes pork in Asian countries and National Pork Board’s strategy to diversify exports. A pork producer will also share their perspective on the importance of exports to their own business.
  • The panel includes Dr. Clay Eastwood (Director of International Marketing for National Pork Board), Joel Haggard (Senior Vice President for the Asia Pacific Region at the U.S. Meat Export Federation), and Rupert Claxton (Meat Director for Gira International).

SwineCast 1157, 2021 World Pork Expo: Dr. Jayson Lusk Highlights Trends And Opportunities

SwineCast 1157 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo Strategic Investment Program (SIP), Dr. Jayson Lusk (Purdue University) shares some macro trends and highlights some potential opportunities.

SwineCast 1156, 2021 World Pork Expo: NPPC Public Policy Priorities

SwineCast 1156 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo, the NPPC officers and senior staff address the industry’s public policy priorities. The panel includes Jen Sorenson (NPPC President), Terry Wolters (NPPC President-Elect), Scott Hays (NPPC Vice President), Neil Dierks (NPPC CEO), Nick Giordano (NPPC VP and Counsel, Global Government Affairs), and Dr. Liz Wagstrom (NPPC Chief Veterinarian).
  • Some of the group addressed African Swine Fever issues, the pork line speed rule, and California's Farm Animal Confinement Initiative (also known as Prop 12).

SwineCast 1153, At The Meeting - Climate Neutral Pig Production

SwineCast 1153 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison brings insight on livestock and the environment. Animal agriculture is often labeled as part of the climate change problem. Understanding the differences between greenhouse gasses like CO2, methane and nitrous oxide is key to reframing animal agriculture as part of a climate change solution.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guest Dr. Frank Mitloehner, with UC Davis, discuss how pork operations can be a part of the solution to global warming.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1150, At The Meeting - How Could Prop 12 Drive Choices?

SwineCast 1150 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison shares insight from Rabo Bank's Christine McCracken on California's Farm Animal Confinement Initiative, also known as Prop 12. Producing pork is already complex and, if California's Prop 12 initiative is implemented, it will force producers to choose which market segment they wish to serve.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guest Christine McCracken (senior animal protein analyst at Rabo Bank) discuss California's Prop 12 and Ms. McCracken's eye-opening report on the implications of Prop 12.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1148, At The Meeting - What Is Prop 12 And What Are The Chances It Will Be Enforced In 2022?

SwineCast 1148 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks the impacts of California's Prop 12 initiative, producing both opportunities and challenges. What is prop 12 and what are the chances it will be enforced in 2022?
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guests Jen Sorenson (President of the National Pork Producers Council & Communications Director at Iowa Select) and Michael Formica (General Counsel for the National Pork Producers Council), discuss California's Prop 12.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

Managing Pork Operations During The Pandemic

How the Swine Community Met COVID Challenges How the Swine Community Met COVID Challenges A panel of those involved in slowing pig growth, depopulation protocols, and composting efforts talk about what was learned in 2020, and how that may apply to future challenges. From the 2021 Iowa Pork Congress, Virtual Event, January 27 - 28, 2021 [video].

Marketing Tools To Help Your Operation

New Marketing Tools for Pork ProducersNew Marketing Tools for Pork Producers Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Livestock Economist Lee Schulz leads a discussion that explores new marketing tools and resources that became available to pig farmers in 2020. From the 2021 Iowa Pork Congress, Virtual Event, January 27 - 28, 2021 [video].

"F" words of agriculture: farming, food, fights, fair trade, foodies, feelings, food police, finance, and the future

The Business of AgricultureThe Business of Agriculture Professional speaker and economist Damian Mason addresses the "F" words of agriculture: farming, food, fights, fair trade, foodies, feelings, food police, finance, and the future of the industry. His presentation also addresses the current news and developments in agriculture. From the 2021 Iowa Pork Congress, Virtual Event, January 27 - 28, 2021 [video].

SwineCast 1140, The Squeal on Creating A Biosecurity Culture, Part 3: Biosecurity Question and Answer Session

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