world issues

Exports Are Key to The Pork Business

Export Issues & World MarketsPork Export Touch Points Various experts provide an update on the impacts of exports on pork producers. The speaker series includes Becca Hendricks, National Pork Board; Dr. Paul Sundberg, National Pork Board; Laurie Hueneke, National Pork Producers Council; and Dr. Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University. The US is the largest exporter of pork in the world, passing the EU as top exporter in 2012. With the US pork producers exporting 27% of their products, any policy shifts or regional changes can have a large affect on the US pork business. Of note are comments by Laurie Hueneke (NPPC) on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Dr. Hayes' comments on the impact of trichinae restrictions.

Becca Hendricks, Dr. Paul Sundberg, Laurie Hueneke, and Dr. Dermot Hayes - Export Issues & World Markets


Export Issues & World Markets - Becca Hendricks, National Pork Board, Dr. Paul Sundberg, National Pork Board, Laurie Hueneke, National Pork Producers Council, Dr. Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University, from the 2013 World Pork Expo, June 5 - 7, 2013, Des Moines, IA, USA.

2013 World Pork Expo

2013 World Pork Expo Presentations2013 World Pork Expo Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) was just a major conversation, with two Pork Academy sessions, a press briefing, and a panel discussion. Another well attended session was Dr. Elwynn Taylor's "What The Weather Holds". Additional sessions were held June 5 - 7, 2013, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Elwynn Taylor - What The Weather Holds


What The Weather Holds - Dr. Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University, from the 2013 World Pork Expo, June 5 - 7, 2013, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. James Roth - Secure Pork Supply


Secure Pork Supply - Dr. James Roth, Iowa State University, from the 2013 World Pork Expo, June 5 - 7, 2013, Des Moines, IA, USA.

What is Porcine Endemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV)?

What is Porcine Endemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV)?PEDV Has Been Found, Now What? Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) information flowing from the World Pork Expo continues to evolve. The National Pork Producers Council, National Pork Board, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, and the USDA are working to help collect data, understand the risks, educate all parties, and put in place actions to contain and eliminate PEDV. [Photo CDC]

How are Technology and Agriculture Working Together?

National Institute for Animal AgricultureAgriculture Technology Helping Food Safety This year's National Institute for Animal Agriculture conference provided a cross-section of the livestock industry unlike any other event. Of note is the session track focused on Foot and Mouth Disease preparedness. The working session was especially valuable given the range of industries represented.

SwineCast 0763, Who Is Answering Animal Agriculture Questions On Sustainability?

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What is the Role of Animal Science?

Grand Societal Challenges and the Role of Animal ScienceGrand Societal Challenges Mr. Lowell Randel digs into the challenges facing agriculture and how animal sciences can play an important role to funding, research, and policy. Issues to tackle? Water use, understanding pathogens, and growing food in a changing climate.

2013 National Institute for Animal Agriculture Annual Meeting

2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA., highlighted that the world’s population is projected to reach more than 9 billion by 2050. This presents a challenge of feeding a growing global population, with U.S. animal agriculture expected to play a significant role in meeting this challenge.
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