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SwineCast 1153, At The Meeting - Climate Neutral Pig Production

SwineCast 1153 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison brings insight on livestock and the environment. Animal agriculture is often labeled as part of the climate change problem. Understanding the differences between greenhouse gasses like CO2, methane and nitrous oxide is key to reframing animal agriculture as part of a climate change solution.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guest Dr. Frank Mitloehner, with UC Davis, discuss how pork operations can be a part of the solution to global warming.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1152, At The Meeting - How Are The Asian Pork Markets?

SwineCast 1152 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks at markets that have been signaling a future shortage of pork in Asian markets as a second wave of African Swine Fever (ASF) sweeps through China, Vietnam, and elsewhere.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guest Simon Quility, Global AgriTrends global meat trader and analyst, discuss what is happening and why.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1151, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 38

SwineCast 1151 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 38.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, and Dr. Giovani Trevisan provide an update on PRRS and enteric coronavirus plus share info on the Disease Diagnosis Dashboard web tool.
  • Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 38, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1150, At The Meeting - How Could Prop 12 Drive Choices?

SwineCast 1150 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison shares insight from Rabo Bank's Christine McCracken on California's Farm Animal Confinement Initiative, also known as Prop 12. Producing pork is already complex and, if California's Prop 12 initiative is implemented, it will force producers to choose which market segment they wish to serve.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guest Christine McCracken (senior animal protein analyst at Rabo Bank) discuss California's Prop 12 and Ms. McCracken's eye-opening report on the implications of Prop 12.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1149, The Squeal on meat tenderness, Part 1: Consumer Preferences

SwineCast 1149 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a three part series on meat tenderness with Dr. Steven Lonergan (Iowa State University), Brandon Fields (PIC Applied Meat Science Manager), and Dr. Andrzej Sosnicki (PIC Technical Services Director). In this episode the group discusses the term tenderness as it relates to consumer meat preferences.