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2014 NIAA The Precautionary Principle

2014 NIAA The Precautionary Principle2014 NIAA The Precautionary Principle, March 31 - April 2, 2014, Omaha, NE, USA. The precautionary principle---sometimes thought of as the most innovative, pervasive, and significant new environmental concept in the last 25 years. Is it Better Safe Than Sorry or a politically charged over-simplification blocking innovation? How will animal agriculture balance the future and feed a population of 9.1 billion by 2050?

SwineCast 0814, Big Data Discussion - Do You Own Your Production Data And What's It Worth?

SwineCast 0814 Show Notes:

SwineCast 0804, Monsanto Hopes To Move Acceptance Needle Through Consumer Engagement

SwineCast 0804 Show Notes:
  • Truffle Media's John Blue connects with Monsanto's VP of Corporate Engagement, Jesus Madrazo at the recent Agribusiness Council of Indiana Conference and Expo in Indianapolis.  The discussion centered on helping consumers understand the value of agricultural technologies.

Dr. Bob Rowland - Not All PRRSV Antibodies are Created Equal


Not All PRRSV Antibodies are Created Equal - Dr. Bob Rowland, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, from the 2013 North American PRRS Symposium, December 7-8, 2013, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Michael Veit - Processing of Gp5 and Gp3 of Arteriviruses


Processing of Gp5 and Gp3 of Arteriviruses - Dr. Michael Veit, Free University of Berlin, from the 2013 North American PRRS Symposium, December 7-8, 2013, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Dale Polson - What's Next For ARC? Where We've Been and Where We're Headed


What's Next For ARC? Where We've Been and Where We're Headed - Dr. Dale Polson, Boehringer Ingelheim, from the 2013 North American PRRS Symposium, December 7-8, 2013, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Rodger Main - Update On Current PRRS Diagnostics


Update On Current PRRS Diagnostics - Dr. Rodger Main, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, from the 2013 North American PRRS Symposium, December 7-8, 2013, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Tim Loula - PRRS ARC and Beyond: Applying the Principles of PRRS Control


PRRS ARC and Beyond: Applying the Principles of PRRS Control, Maximizing Immunity - Minimizing Transmission, What Are We Learning? - Dr. Tim Loula, Swine Vet Center, from the 2013 North American PRRS Symposium, December 7-8, 2013, Chicago, IL, USA.

2014 Minnesota Pork Congress

2014 Minnesota Pork Congress2014 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 14-15, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Minnesota producers arrived at the 2014 MN Pork Congress looking for information on equipment and health issues. Lower feed costs may be leading producers to expand. However the number of feeding spaces open due to PEDV is still open to discussion.

What is Your Big Data and Pork Plan?

Benchmark Analysis of Production and Financial Measures Across Nursery, Finishing and Wean-to-Finish Closeouts in North AmericaThis Pig Has Data Dr. Tom Stein, Executive Chairman at MetaFarms, Inc., shares how swine farms and systems are benchmarked for nursery, finishing and wean to finish close out information.

In helping present the information on about 14 million pigs, Dr. Stein suggests that operations accept variation and manage for it. Also, he suggests that the frontier of managing operations is dealing with space, flow and weight and recommends operations teams think prediction factors vs risk factors.


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