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SwineCast 1015, Being Prepared For Foreign Animal Diseases With Planning and Training

SwineCast 1015 Show Notes:
  • During the recent National Institute for Animal Agriculture annual meeting in Denver, Dr. Patrick Webb of the National Pork Board, outlined what a pork producer can do to be prepared in the event of a foreign animal disease outbreak. Key things to do:

The Midwest: Moving Toward North Carolina Winters and Arkansas Summers

Climate Change, Big Rains, And Impact On Lake ErieClimate Change, Big Rains, And Impact On Lake Erie Dr. Aaron Wilson, Ohio State University, shares that climate and weather are related but different. Dr. Wilson details the differences and their impact on growing crops. Dr. Wilson highlights data that shows how the growing zones are shifting and the impacts to agriculture. Dr. Wilson shares predictions that states like Ohio, through 2095, will move to having winters like North Carolina today and summers like Arkansas today [video].

SwineCast 1014, Pork Forum - Competitive Markets and Farm Bill Committee Reports

SwineCast 1014 Show Notes:
  • From the 2018 Pork Industry Forum, newly elected president Jim Heimerl, of Johnstown, Ohio, offered committee reports on the Competitive Marketing and the Farm Bill Taskforce.

SwineCast 1013, Pork Forum - NPPC LEADR Committee Report

SwineCast 1013 Show Notes:
  • From the 2018 Pork Industry Forum, MN producer Lori Stevermer offers the Legislative Education Action Development Resource Committee (LEADR) Report.  LEADR is the leadership development program of the National Pork Producers Council.

SwineCast 1012, Pork Forum - NPPC Environmental Committee Reports Good Movement

SwineCast 1012 Show Notes:

Panel - Industry Discussing Science & Consumer Perception at National Pork Industry Forum


Industry Discussing Science & Consumer Perception - Panel, from the 2018 National Pork Industry Forum, February 28 – March 2, 2018, Kansas City, MO, USA.

2018 Missouri Pork Expo

2018 Missouri Pork Expo2018 Missouri Pork Expo The 2018 Missouri Pork Expo focused on nutrient management cost sharing opportunities [link] for producers plus highlighted the importance of rodent management [link] for all farm operation biosecurity plans. Held February 6-7, 2018, Columbia, MO, USA.

SwineCast 1009, Pork Forum - NPB CEO Bill Even's Report To Delegates

SwineCast 1009 Show Notes:
  • From Pork Forum in Kansas City, National Pork Board's CEO Bill Even shares his thoughts in his annual report to Forum delegates.

Rabobank’s 2018 Pork/Animal Protein Outlook

Production Growth Ahead; Competition Heats Up - Rabobank’s 2018 Pork/Animal Protein OutlookProduction Growth Ahead; Competition Heats Up - Rabobank’s 2018 Pork/Animal Protein Outlook Mr. Sterling Liddell and Ms. Christine McCracken, Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research, share data and summarize the economics of the protein markets. Mr. Liddell and Ms. McCracken also share detailed information on consumer trends plus highlight some of the risks producers must keep in their eyesight when managing their operations [video].

Panel - Discussion with Speakers on PRRS In The Field - Moderated by Dr. Montse Torremorell


Discussion with Speakers on PRRS In The Field - Moderated by Dr. Montse Torremorell, University of Minnesota, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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