Policy

SwineCast 1021, WPX - NPPC Neil Dierks Shares Highlights and Conversations From The World Pork Expo

SwineCast 1021 Show Notes:
  • Neil Dierks, National Pork Producers Council CEO, shares thoughts on the World Pork Expo, current policy and trade conversations, trade show offerings, and animal health improvements.

SwineCast 1020, WPX - USDA Greg Ibach Updates World Pork Expo On USDA Mission and Focus

SwineCast 1020 Show Notes:
  • USDA Undersecretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, Greg Ibach, addresses a lunch time audience at the 2018 World Pork Expo.
  • Key points from Greg: trade conversations, the focus of the USDA to look after US agriculture, and the importance of being vigilant on biosecurity.

SwineCast 1019, WPX - NPPC Addresses Trade, Production, and Producer Stress Level Questions

SwineCast 1019 Show Notes:
  • During during the 2018 World Pork Expo, the National Pork Producers Council board members and staff address questions from the media about trade, NAFTA, production increases, and producer stress due to the current policy environment.

SwineCast 1018, WPX - NPPC Update From Jim Heimerl on NPPC actions for remainder of 2018

SwineCast 1018 Show Notes:
  • Jim Heimerl, National Pork Producers Council Board president, provides opening remarks on the start of the World Pork Expo and what the NPPC will be working on through the reminder of the year: trade & tariffs, swine slaughter inspection rule, FMD vaccine bank, and trucker hours of service rule.

Dr. Randall Singer - "No Antibiotics Ever" Animal Production: Potential Impacts on Animal Welfare


"No Antibiotics Ever" Animal Production: Potential Impacts on Animal Welfare - Dr. Randall Singer, Professor of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, from the 2018 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Protect Your Roots, May 3 - 4, 2018, Arlington, VA, USA.

Ted McKinney - Agriculture’s Roots in Washington


Agriculture’s Roots in Washington - Ted McKinney, Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, USDA, from the 2018 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Protect Your Roots, May 3 - 4, 2018, Arlington, VA, USA.

Chuck Jolley, Danielle Nierenberg, Janet Riley, Dallas Hockman - Postmodern Animal Ag Begins Now


Postmodern Animal Ag Begins Now - Chuck Jolley, President, Jolley & Associates, panel moderator; Panelists Danielle Nierenberg, President, Food Tank; Janet Riley, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, North American Meat Institute; Dallas Hockman, Vice President of Industry Relations, National Pork Producers Council, from the 2018 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Protect Your Roots, May 3 - 4, 2018, Arlington, VA, USA.

SwineCast 1016, Postmodern Animal Ag Begins Now

SwineCast 1016 Show Notes:

SwineCast 1014, Pork Forum - Competitive Markets and Farm Bill Committee Reports

SwineCast 1014 Show Notes:
  • From the 2018 Pork Industry Forum, newly elected president Jim Heimerl, of Johnstown, Ohio, offered committee reports on the Competitive Marketing and the Farm Bill Taskforce.

SwineCast 1013, Pork Forum - NPPC LEADR Committee Report

SwineCast 1013 Show Notes:
  • From the 2018 Pork Industry Forum, MN producer Lori Stevermer offers the Legislative Education Action Development Resource Committee (LEADR) Report. LEADR is the leadership development program of the National Pork Producers Council.
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