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SwineCast 1102, At The Meeting - Facing The Swine Production Realities Of COVID-19

SwineCast 1102 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison discusses making difficult decisions during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), are joined by guest John Schwartz, CEO and President of Schwartz Farms.
  • In the midst of making difficult decisions, Schwartz made time to talk with the 'At The Meeting' hosts. Schwartz describes the multiple actions his team is taking to ramp down production and confront the reality of euthanasia.
  • "A good business has to make difficult decisions," Schwartz says.
  • This is the fifth in a series of recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry. "At the Meeting, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison" is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc..

SwineCast 1100, At The Meeting - COVID-19: A Leader Leading

SwineCast 1100 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison discusses leadership during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), are joined by guest Bill Even, CEO of the National Pork Board.
  • The group discusses leadership during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the opportunity for society to recognize animal agriculture's importance.
  • "Right now, competence, leadership, and work are more valuable than ideology or politics," Even says.
  • This is the fourth in a series of recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry. "At the Meeting, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison" is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc..

SwineCast 1096, Industry Updates on ABVP, SDRS, and Secure Pork

SwineCast 1096 Show Notes:

Panel - Producer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional Exercise

Producer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional ExerciseProducer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional Exercise USDA held an African Swine Fever Functional Exercise with 14 pork producing states in late September 2019. Hear from producers that participated in the exercise on their experience, what they learned, and what they changed on their farms as a result [video].

Panel - Foreign Experience with African Swine Fever

Foreign Experience with African Swine FeverForeign Experience with African Swine Fever This panel discussion included presentations from individuals with experience with African Swine Fever in China, Cambodia/Vietnam, and Russia. They shared their experience diagnosing the disease, depopulating farms, cleaning and disinfecting then repopulating [video].

Panel - Contracts, Insurance, and Risk Management Oh my!

Contracts, Insurance, and Risk Management Oh my! - What can you do to protect yourself, your farm, and your pigs from disasters?Contracts, Insurance, and Risk Management Oh my! - What can you do to protect yourself, your farm, and your pigs from disasters? Have you ever wondered what is written into your contracts or what type of insurance you need to protect yourself from an emergency like a foreign animal disease or a barn fire? Panelists talked about force majeure clauses, to insurance tips, to market options for emergencies [video].

Margin Outlook and Strategies to Consider

Margin Outlook and Strategies to ConsiderMargin Outlook and Strategies to Consider Tim Hughes shared CIH strategies for managing margins [video].

SwineCast 1092, First Hand Experience with African Swine Fever In China

SwineCast 1092 Show Notes:

Panel - Manure + Cover Crops Research & Experience

Manure + Cover Crops Research & ExperienceManure + Cover Crops Research & Experience Dr. Dan Andersen shared the latest research on timing and type of manure application and then facilitate discussion with producers on their experiences with various manure application techniques and different cover crops [video].

Coffee Chat with Eldon - A Nuisance Case Discussion

Coffee Chat with Eldon - A Nuisance Case DiscussionCoffee Chat with Eldon - A Nuisance Case Discussion Eldon McAfee gave a brief presentation updating you on nuisance cases in Iowa and the Midwest followed by a Q & A session moderated by Iowa Pork's Policy Director Drew Mogler [video].
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