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Being Prepared With Your Business Continuity Plan

Secure Pork SupplySecure Pork Supply Dr. Pam Zaabel, Iowa State University, reviews the Secure Pork Supply Plan and its key aspects. Dr. Zaabel also covers the status of several core initiatives and projects around vaccine stocks, surveillance, and the Secure Pork Supply website. Key message: "there's no harm in hoping for the best as long as you're prepared for the worst." [video].

Understand and Manage Weather Risk

2018 Weather Outlook2018 Weather Outlook Dr. Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University, reviews the weather forecast tools and metrics for the coming year. Core take away messages: 1) Climate RISK in Agriculture is likely to be greater during the next 20 years (including Florida), 2) Management of Risk is of increasing importance [video].

Steve Lerch - A Digital Revolution: Pork's People Driven Marketing Strategy


A Digital Revolution: Pork's People Driven Marketing Strategy - Steve Lerch, Google, from the 2018 World Pork Expo, June 6 - 8, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Elwynn Taylor - 2018 Weather Outlook


2018 Weather Outlook - Dr. Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University, from the 2018 World Pork Expo, June 6 - 8, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Pam Zaabel - Secure Pork Supply


Secure Pork Supply - Dr. Pam Zaabel, Iowa State University, from the 2018 World Pork Expo, June 6 - 8, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Thomas Titus - Opportunities for Swine Genetic Improvement


Opportunities for Swine Genetic Improvement - Thomas Titus, TriPork, Inc., from the 2018 World Pork Expo, June 6 - 8, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

SwineCast 1023, Dr. Mark Cigan on CRISPR in the development of pig traits and dealing with specific swine diseases

SwineCast 1023 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Mark Cigan, Trait Development Director Genus plc, talks about how CRISPR can be used in the development of pig traits and the future of CRISPR in dealing with specific swine diseases.

SwineCast 1018, WPX - NPPC Update From Jim Heimerl on NPPC actions for remainder of 2018

SwineCast 1018 Show Notes:
  • Jim Heimerl, National Pork Producers Council Board president, provides opening remarks on the start of the World Pork Expo and what the NPPC will be working on through the reminder of the year: trade & tariffs, swine slaughter inspection rule, FMD vaccine bank, and trucker hours of service rule.

Protect Your Roots

From the 2018 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders SummitFrom the 2018 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit The 2018 Stakeholders Summit - themed "Protect Your Roots" - inspired attendees representing all facets of animal agriculture to be proud of their past and current roles in the industry, and challenged them to be forward-thinking about how we can continue to grow into the future. Even if communication is not part of their job description, Summit attendees left with new perspectives on key issues and ready to engage with influencers to secure the future of animal agriculture [play list].

Dr. Aaron Lower - Post Cervical Artificial Insemination (PCAI) 2.0


Post Cervical Artificial Insemination (PCAI) 2.0 - Dr. Aaron Lower, Carthage Vet Service, from the 2017 Midwest Pork Conference, December 5, 2017, Danville, Indiana, USA.

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