Policy

Dr. Steve Meyer - Prices and Profitability: Economic Outlook


Prices and Profitability: Economic Outlook - Dr. Steve Meyer, Kerns and Associates, from the 2018 Iowa Pork Congress, January 24 - 25, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

SwineCast 1002, ProFarmer's Jim Wiesemeyer Pulls Back The Curtain On Washington

SwineCast 1002 Show Notes:
  • Just in from the 2018 Iowa Pork Congress, Jim Wiesemeyer, of ProFarmer, shares his take on the politics behind action in Washington. The full video presentation will be available shortly at SwineCast.com/conferenceconnection.

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam - Can Biotechnology Bring Home the Bacon? - Without Netflix Clip


Can Biotechnology Bring Home the Bacon? - Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, University of California, Davis, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam - Can Biotechnology Bring Home the Bacon? - With Netflix Clip


Can Biotechnology Bring Home the Bacon? - With Netflix Clip - Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, University of California, Davis, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

2018 Minnesota Pork Congress

2018 Minnesota Pork Congress2018 Minnesota Pork Congress The 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress brought out many people looking to understand the markets, animal health issues, and food health research. Dr. Steve Meyer and Dr. Dermot Hayes provided details on the economy and the impacts of politics to pork producers. Dr. Dave Wright continued with his Secure Pork Supply story for producers to really internalize. And Nina Tiecholz, Investigative Journalist and New York Times Best-Selling Author, shared the back story on "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet", and why certain kinds of human nutritional research is not seeing the light of day. Held January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Yes, Farmers and Environmental Groups Can Work Together!

Uncommon Allies - Farmers and Environmental GroupsUncommon Allies - Farmers and Environmental Groups Joe Smentek, Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, shares details on approaches and efforts to work with environmental groups to help tackle a common issue. Mr. Smentek details some specific examples of cooperation occurring in Minnesota and the results of those efforts [video].

Are You Prepared for a Foreign Animal Disease In The USA?

Preparing for a Foreign Animal Disease: An overview of the Secure Pork Supply PlanPreparing for a Foreign Animal Disease: An overview of the Secure Pork Supply Plan Dr. Dave Wright, Wright Veterinary Services, shared the Secure Pork Supply story for producers to really internalize. Dr. Wright emphasized that being prepared through practices and education is key. One starting point is to get a National Premises Identification Number [video].

What Is The State Of The Pork Markets?

Market Outlook From The MN Pork CongressMarket Outlook From The MN Pork Congress Dr. Steve Meyer, Economist, Kerns & Associates, gets to the point with the current state of the markets in the USA and compares them to the other protein options. Dr. Meyer pointed out that new processing plants coming on line are not yet up to capacity plus emphasized the impacts that policy level decisions may have on the 2018 economy, and specific impacts to pork [video].

What Is The Global Pork Export Outlook?

Pork Export OutlookPork Export Outlook Dr. Dermot J. Hayes, Professor of Economics, Iowa State University, provides global insight on the imports and exports of pork. He highlights the major players and where China is getting their pork besides the USA. On the subject of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Dr. Hayes said pulling out of this agreement would be disastrous for US pork producers [video].

Dr. Dave Wright - Preparing for a Foreign Animal Disease: An overview of the Secure Pork Supply Plan


Preparing for a Foreign Animal Disease: An overview of the Secure Pork Supply Plan - Dr. Dave Wright, Wright Veterinary Services, from the 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

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