SwineCast 0299 for April 29 2008

SwineCast 0299 Show Notes:

  • Ag Secretary Schafer says government is looking for fast turn solutions to higher feed costs
  • Canada's breeding herd cull program received widespread government support
  • Feed components are increasingly imported from countries with poor purity standards. John Ratcliff of the U.K.s Food and Agriculture Consultancy says increased monitoring is necessary.
  • American Feed Industry Association's Jerrod Kersey follows up with the issue from his industry's perspective
  • Link to Pew Foundation report - Putting Meat
    on the Table: Industrial Farm Animal Production In America