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Jon Hoek - Transparency and Agri-Tourism


Transparency and Agri-Tourism - Jon Hoek, Belstra Milling Company / Fair Oaks Pig Adventure, from the 2015 Iowa Pork Congress, January 28-29, Des Moines, IA, USA.

SwineCast 0849, Industry Challenged To Share Story With Consumers

SwineCast 0849 Show Notes:
  • Policy Directions' Steve Kopperud spoke at the 2015 Iowa Pork Congress, challenging the industry to lead debate with animal activists and take our story to the consumer.

2015 Minnesota Pork Congress

2015 Minnesota Pork Congress2015 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 21-22, 2015, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Animal Diseases Will Always Be Around, What Are We Doing?

Emerging Disease Response Planning Updates, Working on Our PreparednessWorking on Our Preparedness Dr. Paul Sundberg, Vice President, Science and Technology, National Pork Board, outlines what the past porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) has done to change approaches to dealing with animal diseases. Dr. Sundberg details the Swine Pathogen Matrix Project and the changes implemented to work through swine diseases as they appear and staying prepared.

Dr. Scott Dee - Feed Biosecurity: A New Approach to PEDv Control


Feed Biosecurity: A New Approach to PEDv Control - Dr. Scott Dee, DVM PhD, Director of Research, Pipestone Veterinary Services, from the 2015 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 21-22, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Dr. Paul Sundberg - Emerging Disease Response Planning Updates, Working on Our Preparedness


Emerging Disease Response Planning Updates, Working on Our Preparedness - Dr. Paul Sundberg, Vice President, Science and Technology, National Pork Board, from the 2015 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 21-22, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

SwineCast 0848, NPPC CEO Dierks Talks Policy With Minnesota Pork Producers

SwineCast 0848 Show Notes:
  • Neil Dierks, CEO of the National Pork Producers Council, conducts listening sessions whenever possible. This one took place at the 2015 MN Pork Congress. The sessions are closed to all but those producers in attendance but Neil shared some of the thoughts on industry issues afterwards.

SwineCast 0847, Consumers Perceptions Of Personal Water Use

SwineCast 0847 Show Notes:
  • A presentation from Purdue University's recent Water Community Conference highights the misperceptions consumers share when viewing their personal water usage.  Accurately viewing an industry's water use and efficiency would seem to be a challenge after hearing these comments from Dr. Shahzeen Attari, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
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