Sustainability

SwineCast 1153, At The Meeting - Climate Neutral Pig Production

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  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison brings insight on livestock and the environment. Animal agriculture is often labeled as part of the climate change problem. Understanding the differences between greenhouse gasses like CO2, methane and nitrous oxide is key to reframing animal agriculture as part of a climate change solution.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guest Dr. Frank Mitloehner, with UC Davis, discuss how pork operations can be a part of the solution to global warming.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

Dr. Dan Andersen; Dr. Matt Helmers - Utilizing Livestock Manure in a Cover Crop Program


Utilizing Livestock Manure in a Cover Crop Program - Dr. Dan Andersen, Iowa State University; Dr. Matt Helmers, Iowa State University, from the 2018 Iowa Pork Congress, January 24 - 25, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

SwineCast 0843, How Can Livestock Production Improve Sustainability?

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Who Moved My Bacon?

Sustainability in Pork Production - Pigs, Planet, PeopleHow Pork Producers Stay Sustainable Jamie Burr, Tyson Fresh Meats, shares ideas on what it means to help consumers understand pork, raising pigs, and maintaining business viability over time. Mr. Burr offers that information on what sustainability means for pork producers and how to help people learn more.

Jamie Burr - Sustainability in Pork Production - Pigs, Planet, People


Sustainability in Pork Production - Pigs, Planet, People - Jamie Burr, Tyson Fresh Meats, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

SwineCast 0763, Who Is Answering Animal Agriculture Questions On Sustainability?

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SwineCast 0708, Yes! You Can Impact Consumer Perceptions!

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SwineCast 0681, Big Players Believe Sustainability Is In Their Court

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  • Dennis Treacy, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at Smithfield Foods, sees better consumer connections and corporate citizenship as keys to profitability.

SwineCast 0628, Are You Sharing The Swine Sustainability Story?

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  • Producer Randy Spronk shares work underway at the National Pork Board to accurately measure the industry impact on natural resources.  Consumers' growing awareness of carbon footprints provide an opportunity to highlight the industry's 'We Care' initiative.
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