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SwineCast Update for May 17, 2012, Do Your Have Multiple Pathogens In Your Flow?

The World Pork Expo is clearly in our sights as North American Pork Production converges on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines June 6-8. As you mull over your visitation plans, don't forget to check out the business seminars series and the Pork Academy seminars. Of note will be the sessions Doing what’s right vs. looking for the camera and Feeding for 30.

SwineCast will be using a couple of new tools in our kit to keep you up to date on the conversations so keep an eye on SwineCast.com and follow us on Twitter at @SwineCast

2012 National Institute for Animal Agriculture Annual Meeting

2012 NIAA Living in a World of Decreasing Resources & Increasing Regulation 2012 National Institute for Animal Agriculture Annual Meeting, March 26 - 29, 2012, Denver, CO, USA. Producers, regulators, industry and NGO representatives gathered to go deep on everything from animal identification to disease management and increasing costs. Participants said it was the best NIAA conference yet!

Dr. Lisa Becton - African Swine Fever Situation in Russia


African Swine Fever Situation in Russia - Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Information & Research, National Pork Board, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

Dr. Jennifer Koeman - Influenza Surveillance Program: Animal and Public Health Partnership


Influenza Surveillance Program: Animal and Public Health Partnership - Dr. Jennifer Koeman, Director of Producer & Public Health, National Pork Board, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

Dr. John Patience - Expanding Our Base of Dietary Ingredients - PIP


Expanding Our Base of Dietary Ingredients - Dr. John Patience, Iowa State University, from the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Mile High Swine Health Seminar, March 6, 2012, Denver CO, USA.

Dr. John Patience - Expanding Our Base of Dietary Ingredients


Expanding Our Base of Dietary Ingredients - Dr. John Patience, Iowa State University, from the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Mile High Swine Health Seminar, March 6, 2012, Denver CO, USA.

SwineCast 0697, Researching The Removal Of Phosphorus From Swine Manure

Download mp3SwineCast 0697 Show Notes:
  • Research at Manitoba's Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute to lower phosphorus in swine manure prior to application is showing promise.  As Bruce Cochrane talks with Lorne Grieger, the systems under review are removing as much as 50%.

SwineCast 0693, International Technology Update

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Pig Parts In Bullets?

How Pig Parts Make The World TurnPig Parts In Bullets? Christien Meindertsma, author of "Pig 05049", follows the many parts of a pig to see how they are used. Of the 185 products she discovered, she shares several surprising examples. Her goal? To create an awareness of the products so that we, society, can "take better care of what's behind our products". She says the first step is to know that they [the products] are there.

SwineCast Update for February 23, 2012, Meat Demand, Feed Prices, and Staying Competitive?

We're packing for the Pork Industry Forum in Denver next week where the recent request by McDonald's to review supplier sow housing systems and alternatives will be top hall-talk topic. Our conversation with NPPC's Dallas Hockman outlines the issues many haven't thought of.

Dr. Steve Meyer's Iowa presentation on meat demand emphasizes feed costs are key in 2012. Many thanks to Iowa and Minnesota for letting us share these presentations. Let us know if you find them of value and we'll pass that along.

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