Policy

Regulations & Nuisance Case Updates

Iowa Regulations & Nuisance Case UpdateIowa Regulations & Nuisance Case Update Eldon McAfee discusses practical aspects of compliance with Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) regulations as well as other environmental compliance and protection. Eldon also discusses current Iowa environmental regulations, specifically the DNR livestock rule changes that went into effect on December 14, 2016, and provides an update of current nuisance cases across Iowa. [video].

What Have You Done To Align With Veterinary Feed Directives?

Veterinary Feed Directives Are Here: What Have You Done?Veterinary Feed Directives Are Here: What Have You Done? In an effort to bring antimicrobials used in food-producing animals under increased veterinarian supervision, the FDA has issued guidance #209, #213, and a final rule on the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). Dr. Chris Rademacher from Iowa State University provides an overview of the on-farm changes that will have been in effect since January 1. Jeff Verzal, a livestock compliance investigator for IDALS, also provides an auditor's perspective on how the rules will be interpreted on your farm. And Dr. Paul Thomas discusses the systems approach AMVC has taken to comply with these changes. [video].

What Is The Economic Outlook For Pork?

Prices and Profitability: Economic OutlookPrices and Profitability: Economic Outlook Dr. Steve Meyer shares and evaluation of the many factors that may impact producer profitability in the coming year, including grain and livestock prices, exports, domestic demand, additional slaughter capacity, health challenges and more. [video].

The Five Trends That Will Make Ag Even Better

Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better!Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better! Dr. Lowell Catlett retired as a Regents Professor in Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business and Extension Economics and the Dean and Chief Administrative Officer of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University in July 2015. Dr. Catlett shares a futurist's view of technologies and their implications on the way we will live and work. [video].

SwineCast 0963, Pork Forum - NPPC CEO Neil Dierks Reports To Delegates

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SwineCast 0961, Pork Forum - NPPC Environmental Committee Activity Report

SwineCast 0961 Show Notes:
  • National Pork Producers Council Environmental Policy Committee Report from Chairman Kraig Westerbeek reviews activities and challenges for the industry in this area.

SwineCast 0960, Pork Forum - Massachusetts Mother Shares Real Cost Of Anti-Livestock Activists

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SwineCast 0959, Pork Forum - NPPC President Weber Shares President's Report With Delegates... And You!

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2017 National Pork Industry Forum

2017 National Pork Industry Forum2017 Pork Industry Forum, March 1-3, 2016, Atlanta, GA, USA.

SwineCast 0957, Swine Production Systems Adapting Rapidly To Veterinary Feed Directive Requirements

SwineCast 0957 Show Notes:
  • The National Pork Board's Vice President of Science and Technology, Dr. Dave Pyburn discusses industry adoption of Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) regulations and issues as he talks with Dave Russell.
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