2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference - This annual conference, held September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN, is a unique gathering for many industry leaders. While speakers enjoy sharing 'Leman Moments', the top-notch presentations help bridge the gap from producer to practitioner.
While the U.S. livestock traceability effort struggles to connect the dots, Jeff Clark, manager of PigTrace Canada, tells Bruce Cochrane the traceability program north of the border hopes to garner international market share while providing additional animal health benefits.
Dr. Steve Meyers, Paragon Economics, shares his industry outlook on producer profitability based on use of good risk management practices.
We have moved back into a period where if you are buying grain and selling hogs on the cash market, you're probably loosing money. The issue is not the price of pigs, the issue is the cost of production.
Korea's Ambassador to the U.S. travels to Des Moines to meet with U.S. pork producers. Comments from his presentation at World Pork Expo today with a reminder of the importance of talking with your representatives to keep the FTA's moving forward.
The World Trade Organization recently found the U.S. Country Of Origin Labeling law to not be fulfilling the stated objectives and impeding access to U.S. markets by our trading partners. With two perspectives of the issue today, we hear from Kansas State Extension Livestock Economist Glynn Tonsor and Canadian economist Kevin Grier.