SwineCast Industry

Pig Adventures Opening Soon

Very Important Pig (VIP)Very Important Pig (VIP) The Fair Oaks Pig Adventure is coming! Michael Platt, Executive Director for the Indiana Pork Producers Association, provides an update on the project's status and purpose.

How are Technology and Agriculture Working Together?

National Institute for Animal AgricultureAgriculture Technology Helping Food Safety This year's National Institute for Animal Agriculture conference provided a cross-section of the livestock industry unlike any other event. Of note is the session track focused on Foot and Mouth Disease preparedness. The working session was especially valuable given the range of industries represented.

What is the Role of Animal Science?

Grand Societal Challenges and the Role of Animal ScienceGrand Societal Challenges Mr. Lowell Randel digs into the challenges facing agriculture and how animal sciences can play an important role to funding, research, and policy. Issues to tackle? Water use, understanding pathogens, and growing food in a changing climate.

Getting Comprehensive

Comprehensive Food Safety SystemWhat Are Food Safety Systems? Dr. John Ruby shares why a comprehensive food safety system is important. He highlights actions being taken by JBS as a global meat processing company and details actions the meat community needs to tackle with respect to consistently producing safe food. He says "Although we all agree there is a need for Food Safety, each segment of the industry is a slightly different 'shade' when it comes to responsibility."

Animal Agriculture and Financial Impact of Tomorrow

Ag Financial Impact of TomorrowAg's Financial Impact of Tomorrow Ms. Deborah Perkins presents a three part session to cover: 1) key drivers behind technology developments; 2) factors affecting uptake of technology; and 3) implications from a financier’s perspective. Take away: "Technologies with a positive impact on profitability will be attractive to players all along the chain."
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