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2012 Minnesota Pork Congress Pictures


Pictures from the 2012 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 18-19, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

2012 Iowa Pork Congress Presentations

2012 Iowa Pork Congress 2012 Iowa Pork Congress The 2012 Iowa Pork Congress offered insight and observations on the swine production, economics, and legislative activities. SwineCast bring these presentation experts to you to stay up to date.

Dr. Robert Morrison - Evaluating Regional Projects and Opportunities for PRRS Elimination


Dreaming of a World without PRRS, Part I Evaluating Regional Projects and Opportunities for PRRS Elimination - Dr. Robert Morrison, University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, from the 2012 Iowa Pork Congress, January 24 - 26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Jim Lowe - Proven Practical Strategies for PRRS Free Heard


Dreaming of a World without PRRS, Part II Proven Practical Strategies for PRRS Free Heard - Dr. Jim Lowe, Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD. , from the 2012 Iowa Pork Congress, January 24 - 26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

2012 Minnesota Pork Congress

2012 Minnesota Pork Congress 2012 Minnesota Pork Congress The Minnesota Pork Congress was January 18-19 in Minneapolis. Of note: The pre-congress ventilation seminar on January 17, the keynote January 18 featuring Haydn Shaw on Leading Across Generations, and the Pork Congress trade show January 18 and 19.

Dr. Steve Meyer - Market Outlook


Market Outlook - Dr. Steve Meyer, livestock and agricultural economist, Paragon Economics, Inc. , from the 2012 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 18-19, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

2012 Minnesota Pork Congress Presentations


Presentations from the 2012 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 18-19, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Dr. Lee Johnston - Energy Savings in Nurseries with Reduced Nocturnal Temperature


Energy Savings in Nurseries with Reduced Nocturnal Temperature - Dr. Lee Johnston, Professor, Swine Nutrition and Management, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota , from the 2012 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 18-19, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Keeping Pigs Entertained

Pigs At Play How can you not love this! Pigs that play. This art and design project from Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU) Wageningen University and Research Centre aims to understand how provide entertainment to pigs.

The driver for this research is European legislation that requires pig farmers to provide entertainment in the pens to combat boredom, aggression and tail biting amongst pigs, which will hopefully eliminate the need for routine tail-docking.

SwineCast 0687, Lowering Overnight Nursery Temperatures Yields Significant Energy Savings

Download mp3SwineCast 0687 Show Notes:
  • At the 2012 Minnesota Pork Congress, Dr. Lee Johnston, professor of Swine Nutrition and Management at the West Central Research and Outreach Center of the University of MN presented research on dropping nighttime temperatures in the nursery and lowering fuel costs some 20%.  However, how you lower the thermostat and the health of the pigs are significant considerations.  Dr. Johnston's full presentation and others will be online soon at SwineCast.com/ConferenceConnection.
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