Policy

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.

Joe Smentek - Uncommon Allies - Farmers and Environmental Groups


Uncommon Allies - Farmers and Environmental Groups - Joe Smentek, Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, from the 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Dr. Steve Meyer - Market Outlook From The MN Pork Congress


Market Outlook For The MN Pork Congress - Dr. Steve Meyer, Economist, Kerns & Associates, from the 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Dr. Dermot J. Hayes - Pork Export Outlook


Pork Export Outlook - Dr. Dermot J. Hayes, Professor of Economics, Iowa State University, from the 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Pork Export Market Thoughts As 2017 Closes

Export MarketsExport Markets Dr. Steve Meyer, Pork Analysis, Express Markets, Inc., provides an update on pork export markets and summarizes the current issues in the financial markets. From the 2017 Midwest Pork Conference, December 5, 2017, in Danville, Indiana, USA, Dr. Meyer takes questions on NAFTA's future, emphasizing some of the short term impacts and possible consequences.

One interesting point about a possible NAFTA change is that Mexico would continue to buy pork from the US in the short term but would pay a lower price. Longer term, Mexico would line up new suppliers, one of which would be Canada [video].

Dr. Steve Meyer - Export Markets


Export Markets - Dr. Steve Meyer, Pork Analysis, Express Markets, Inc., from the 2017 Midwest Pork Conference, December 5, 2017, Danville, Indiana, USA.

2017 North American PRRS/NSIF Joint Meeting

2017 North American PRRS/NSIF Joint Meeting2017 North American PRRS/NSIF Joint Meeting The 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting brought together two great organizations to learn more about the larger interests of swine health. Two awesome keynotes kicked off the event with "Beyond the Farm - What is possible with big data? The human example." and "Can Biotechnology Bring Home the Bacon?". The meeting also offered academia and industry information on research and solutions being developed to tackle PRRS and related swine illnesses. Held December 1‐3, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Panel - One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Science and Practice - What are the Major Gaps in Knowledge or Translation?


One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Science and Practice - What are the Major Gaps in Knowledge or Translation? How Do We Find the Answers to What We Don't Know? - Dr. Kerry Keffaber, Chief Veterinarian, Scientific Affairs and Policy, Elanco Animal Health; Dr. Jeff Bender, Professor, Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota; Dr. Nora Schrag, Clinical Assistant Professor/Agricultural Practices, Kansas State University; Mr. Joe Swedberg, Chairman of the Board, Farm Foundation, Hormel Foods Corporation (retired); Dr. David G. White, Associate Dean for Research, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, from the 2017 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium - Antibiotic Stewardship: Collaborative Strategy for Animal Agriculture and Human Health, October 31 - November 2, 2017, Herndon, Virginia, USA.

Panel - Data Needs - What Information Would Be Most Helpful For One Health Antibiotic Stewardship?


One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Data Needs - What information would be most helpful to: Producers, Veterinarians, Retailers, Government/Public Health Officials - Dr. Steve Solomon, Global Public Health Consulting; Ms. Shannon Wharton, Research Manager, Hy-Plains Feedyard; Dr. Bob Smith, Veterinary Research & Consulting Services LLC; Dr. Peter Davies, Professor, University of Minnesota; Ms. Lori J. Marco, Senior V.P., External Affairs & General Counsel, Hormel Foods Corp.; Mr. Mike Brown, Director, The Dairy Supply Chain, The Kroger Co.; Dr. Dawn Sievert, Associate Director for Antimicrobial Resistance, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, & Environmental Diseases, CDC, from the 2017 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium - Antibiotic Stewardship: Collaborative Strategy for Animal Agriculture and Human Health, October 31 - November 2, 2017, Herndon, Virginia, USA.

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