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Approaches To Reducing Farm Energy Costs

Electric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine FarmsElectric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine Farms Michael Reese, University of Minnesota, details usable research info that will help swine farms evaluate what electric and thermal energy strategies are viable. Several key take home messages: 1) Energy efficiency upgrades can have a short-term return-on-investment, 2) Reputable contractors are available to remove complexities, and 3) There still exist state, federal, and utility grants and incentives [video].

Have Virus, Will Travel?

Modeling the Survival of Foreign Animal Diseases in Feed Ingredients From China to the USModeling the Survival of Foreign Animal Diseases in Feed Ingredients From China to the US Dr. Scott Dee at Pipestone Veterinary Services is tracking feed components as possible disease vectors. He shares some thoughts on this with, highlighting several of the experiments run to prove viruses can survive container shipping from over seas. Dr. Dee suggests that all the touch points along the feed ecosystem pathway need attention so producers and feed mill operators can evaluate and respond to the risks [video].

Eldon McAfee - Iowa Regulations & Nuisance Case Update


Iowa Regulations & Nuisance Case Update - Eldon McAfee, Brick Gentry Law Firm, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Lowell Catlett - Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better!


Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better! - Dr. Lowell Catlett, Regents Professor in Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business and Extension Economics and the Dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University, Retired, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Cristen Clark, Jarrod Bakker, Gary Sovereign - The Consumer Connection: A Producer Perspective


The Consumer Connection: A Producer Perspective - Cristen Clark, Iowa Pork Producer & Food Blogger; Jarrod Bakker, Iowa Pork Producer; Gary Sovereign, Iowa Pork Producer, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Rodger Main, Dr. Pablo Pineyro - Swine Health Trends from ISU Vet Diagnostic Lab


Swine Health Trends from ISU Vet Diagnostic Lab - Dr. Rodger Main, Iowa State University; Dr. Pablo Pineyro, Iowa State University, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Nick Gabler - Evaluation of Antibiotic Alternatives for Nursery Pigs


Evaluation of Antibiotic Alternatives for Nursery Pigs - Dr. Nick Gabler, Iowa State University, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Ron Durre, Pat Von Tersch, Al Wulfekuhle - Managing Margins in Market Downturns


Managing Margins in Market Downturns - Ron Durre, Farm Credit Mid-America; Pat Von Tersch, Professional Ag Marketing; Al Wulfekuhle, Iowa Pork Producer, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Steve Meyer - Prices and Profitability: Economic Outlook


Prices and Profitability: Economic Outlook - Dr. Steve Meyer, Express Markets Inc., from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Colin Johnson, Dr. William Edwards - Opportunities Abound: A Toolbox for Beginning Farmers


Opportunities Abound: A Toolbox for Beginning Farmers - Colin Johnson, Iowa State University; Dr. William Edwards, Iowa State University , from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

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