Research science

SwineCast 0331 for August 19 2008

SwineCast 0331 Show Notes:

  • Sweet potatos more attuned to ethanol production that corn! (Where do they trade sweet potato futures?)
  • Biosystems engineer Jay Harmon discusses ventilation technology
  • BI's John Kolb updates on CircoFLEX effectiveness and the newly cleared ComboFLEX package
  • Omega 3 Fatty Acid research from PhD candidate at the University of GA, Suzanne Meers

SwineCast 0330 for August 15 2008

SwineCast 0330 Show Notes:

  • Impact of higher meat prices yet to show in Consumer Price Index
  • Immunology with Purdue's Paul Ebner. Better results seen with some vaccines when applied with appropriate technology
  • Carolina Swine Health Conference... hooking up with BI's Executive Director of Biologic Research... What's Next In PRRS?

SwineCast 0328 for August 8 2008

SwineCast 0328 Show Notes:

  • New sensor technologies driving field application equipment. Next step could be nitrogen or manure application based on color of plants
  • CalPoly recognizes the importance of industry in the research and development field... especially as regards to students
  • Research behind CircoFLEX success

2008 World Pork Expo: Diagnosing and Managing Ileitis in Today's Tight Economic Climate

Sarah Probst Miller, DVM, Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd., talks about Diagnosing and Managing Ileitis in Today's Tight Economic Climate. Educational seminar sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, at the 2008 World Pork Expo, June 5 to 7, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

2008 World Pork Expo: Ingelvac CircoFLEX Trial

Doug King, DVM, Cargill, talks about Ingelvac CircoFLEX Trial. Educational seminar sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, at the 2008 World Pork Expo, June 5 to 7, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

2008 NIAA Animal Care and Well-Being: Animal Welfare and the Scientific Method

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2008 NIAA Animal Care and Well-Being: Animal Welfare Research and Policies in Europe

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SwineCast 0297 for April 22 2008

SwineCast 0297 Show Notes:

  • Looking to cut costs in your ingredient sources may expose you to more risk than you think. A conversation with John Ratcliff of the Food and Agriculture Consultancy of the United Kingdom
  • Genetics are driven by data but who determines the direction? PIC's Technical Services Director for Genetics joins us
  • Employee relations and recruitment questions continue to be heavily attended workshops. Don Tyler recounts a session at the Responsible Pork Symposium

2008 Pig Group Ski Meeting (PigSki)

Pig Group Ski Meeting, February 20-23, 2008, Copper Mountain, Colorado, USA.







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