SwineCast Industry

Sharing Their Story: Farmers Do Care

Chris ChinnClick to play audioChris Chinn, a Missouri swine producer, is deeply committed to sharing with consumers about how modern pork production works. She hopes that her participation on the March 13th Agvocacy 2.0 South by Southwest panel will help highlight that farmers do care and they have a single goal in mind; producing healthy food for their family and for other families as well.

Chris Chinn can be found on Twitter at @chrischinn and she has a video she wants everyone to see: the Truth about Modern Pork Production.

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Agvocacy 2.0: Adding a Human Voice to the Farm


At SXSW on March 13, Emily Zweber (organic dairy), Jeff Fowle (rancher), Chris Chinn (pork), and Zach Hunnicutt (row crops) will share how farmers are using social and new media to bridge the gap between the 2% of the population who are farmers, and the remaining 98% of people who are not. The panel, moderated by Marla Schulman, are all family farmers who are driven and deeply committed to agriculture and want to share what they have with others.

Don't Play Craps With Mortality

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Dr. Sarah Probst-Miller offers direction on avoiding diarrhea for your operations. From the 2010 Midwest Pork Conference, September 15, 2010, Danville, IN, USA.

What does 1% mortality cost you on a per pig basis? Between $0.35 to $0.50 per pig.

Perspective on the Hog Forecast 2010

hog outlook How are inputs costs going to change and what are some options to keep feed costs affordable for your operations? From the 2010 Midwest Pork Conference, September 15, 2010, Danville, IN, USA.
What will Drive the corn, soybean, and wheat markets???

How Can You Improve Professionalism In Barn Culture?

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Don Tyler offers some tactics and strategy paths to help improve the barn / work culture so that your operations become productive, profitable, and positive. From the 2010 Midwest Pork Conference, September 15, 2010, Danville, IN, USA.

Do you think that today's employees are naturally drawn to, or instinctively interested in, the Core Values that are essential in your business?

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