Policy

Getting The Trans-Pacific Partnership Passed

Opportunities for U.S. pork in a global marketOpportunities for U.S. pork in a global market Ambassador Darci Vetter, Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative, points out that global trade is moving with or without the U.S. She shares metrics from the American Farm Bureau that says $5.8 Billion in cash receipts will be lost by just the livestock industry if Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is not passed and implemented. And other countries are not standing still, pointing out that China is promoting its Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a trade agreement that does not contain many of the safeguards and requirements that U.S. farmers want [video].

US Ambassador Darci Vetter - Opportunities for U.S. pork in a global market


Opportunities for U.S. pork in a global market - Ambassador Darci Vetter, Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative, from the 2016 World Pork Expo, June 8 - 10, 2016, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Craig Morris - Mandatory Price Reporting Changes


Mandatory Price Reporting Changes - Dr. Craig Morris, Deputy Administrator, USDA AMS Livestock, Poultry and Seed Program, from the 2016 World Pork Expo, June 8 - 10, 2016, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Eric Scholer - Feed Ingredients


Feed Ingredients - Eric Scholer, Vice President, Express Markets, Inc. , from the 2016 World Pork Expo, June 8 - 10, 2016, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Steve Meyer - Livestock & Poultry Outlook


Livestock & Poultry Outlook - Dr. Steve Meyer, Vice-President, Pork Analysis, EMI Analytics, from the 2016 World Pork Expo, June 8 - 10, 2016, Des Moines, IA, USA.

SwineCast 0921, NPPC World Pork Expo Thursday Press Conference

SwineCast 0921 Show Notes:
  • The final NPPC press conference at World Pork Expo features an update on antibiotic issues, a look at markets and GIPSA discussions with Steve Meyer and a trade review with NPPC's Nick Giordano.

SwineCast 0920, National Pork Board World Pork Expo Wednesday Press Conference

SwineCast 0920 Show Notes:
  • National Pork Board Press Conference audio on Wednesday, June 8th from World Pork Expo in Des Moines, IA.  Introducing new NPB CEO Bill Even and the updated Pork Quality Assurance Plus program.

Emily Erickson, Brian Zimmerman - Common Swine Industry Audit


Common Swine Industry Audit - Emily Erickson, New Fashion Pork and Brian Zimmerman, Zimmerman Hog Farms, from the 2016 World Pork Expo, June 8 - 10, 2016, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Sam Holst - Changes on Antibiotic Usage - Preparing for Changes to Antibiotic Use


Changes on Antibiotic Usage - Preparing for Changes to Antibiotic Use - Dr. Sam Holst, Swine Vet Center, from the 2016 World Pork Expo, June 8 - 10, 2016, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Richard Sellers - Changes on Antibiotic Usage - Background, Now, And January 1


Changes on Antibiotic Usage - Background, Now, And January 1 - Richard Sellers, American Feed Industry Association, from the 2016 World Pork Expo, June 8 - 10, 2016, Des Moines, IA, USA.

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