World issues

SwineCast 0311b for June 11 2008

SwineCast 0311b Show Notes:

  • Special World Pork Expo Coverage
    • News Conference from WPX with NPPC President Bryan Black and International Trade Counsel Nick Giordano featuring a trade update

SwineCast 0309 for June 5 2008

SwineCast 0309 Show Notes:

  • Conversations from World Pork Expo 2008. Hooking up with NPPC's VP and Counsel for International Trade, Nick Giordano

SwineCast 0306 for May 28 2008

SwineCast 0306 Show Notes:

  • Recapping the farm bill outcomes for pork producers and a preview of World Pork Expo with NPPC's David Warner
  • China figures to be a bright spot in world pork import needs. Bruce Cochrane has more
  • Economist says higher gas prices could help to level the biofuels playing field. However, he's not running for office...
  • Food prices increase 40% around the world over the past year

SwineCast 0292 for April 4 2008

SwineCast 0292 Show Notes:

  • Global perspective on Emerging Diseases from NIAA conference featuring Dr Patricia Wakenell of UC-Davis.

SwineCast 0286 for March 14 2008

SwineCast 0286 Show Notes:

  • "We estimate losses of $27 per head on average for 2008 for farrow-to-finish operations and those taking the market risk" - Chris Hurt
  • Ron Plain looks at feed price support elements
  • Belstra Milling's Jon Hoek explains why his organization bends over backwards to engage the local citizenry
  • Dr Dennis DiPietre stops by to look at impact of outside influencers on our markets... today we discuss stagflation and the importance of world markets
  • PCVAD update with Dr Lisa Tokach speaking at Pigski in Colorado

2008 NIAA Annual Meeting Animal Care and Well-Being Conference Material

2008 NIAA Annual Meeting on Animal Care and Well-Being, April 1 - 3, 2008, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

Conference audio from several speaker presentations.

SwineCast 0269 for January 15 2008

Dr Dennis Avery at BanffSwineCast 0269 Show Notes:

  • Special conversation with agricultural realist Dr Dennis Avery following his presentation at the Banff Pork Seminar

SwineCast 0257 for November 30 2007

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SwineCast 0214 for July 3 2007

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