Panel - Contracts, Insurance, and Risk Management Oh my!

Contracts, Insurance, and Risk Management Oh my! - What can you do to protect yourself, your farm, and your pigs from disasters?Contracts, Insurance, and Risk Management Oh my! - What can you do to protect yourself, your farm, and your pigs from disasters? Have you ever wondered what is written into your contracts or what type of insurance you need to protect yourself from an emergency like a foreign animal disease or a barn fire? Panelists talked about force majeure clauses, to insurance tips, to market options for emergencies [video].

SwineCast 1092, First Hand Experience with African Swine Fever In China

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Panel - Building Maintenance & Longevity

Building Maintenance & LongevityBuilding Maintenance & Longevity Have you ever wondered how to prioritize upgrades and repairs to your barn to make it last another 50 years? What about the cost of upgrades to your facility? The panel of ag building companies shared tips for making your building continue to last, the cost of upgrades and what new technology is available [video].

SwineCast 1091, The Squeal On Nutrient Access / Availability, Part 3: Ensuring A Free-flowing And Optimum Quality Water Supply

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Panel - Manure + Cover Crops Research & Experience

Manure + Cover Crops Research & ExperienceManure + Cover Crops Research & Experience Dr. Dan Andersen shared the latest research on timing and type of manure application and then facilitate discussion with producers on their experiences with various manure application techniques and different cover crops [video].

2020 Missouri Pork Expo

2020 Missouri Pork Expo2020 Missouri Pork Expo, February 11 - 12, 2020, Columbia, MO, USA. Presentations helped attendees learn about first hand experience in China on African Swine Fever, employee interviewing approaches, & pork economics today. Additional videos show Bill Even (National Pork Board), Mike Kehoe (Lt. Governor of Missouri), & Chris Chinn (Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture) addressing the Missouri Pork Industry Banquet & announcing Brinker Farms as the Missouri Leopold Conservation Award Winner.

2020 Minnesota Pork Congress

2020 Minnesota Pork Congress2020 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 28 - 29, 2020, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Presentations helped attendees learn about employee development, African Swine Fever, and the state of Minnesota Agriculture.

2020 Iowa Pork Congress

2020 Iowa Pork Congress2020 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22 - 23, 2020, Des Moines, IA USA. Panel presentations helped attendees learn about environmental stewardship, African Swine Fever in other countries, and farm operation risk management.

SwineCast 1089, The Squeal On Nutrient Access / Availability, Part 2: In-Barn and On-farm Nutrient Access

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SwineCast 1088, At The Meeting - Batch Farrowing In Large Farms

SwineCast 1088 Show Notes:
  • This 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison conversation covers an old topic that is making a comeback: Batch Farrowing.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica) are joined by Dr. Daryl Olsen (Managing Partner with AMVC). The 'At The Meeting' group looks at how batch farrowing has come back as a production approach for pig dense locations.
  • Dr. Daryl Olsen also presented more information on batch farrowing at the 2019 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. See his presentation here:
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