world issues

Dr. Elwynn Taylor - Weather Outlook 2014


Weather Outlook 2014 - Dr. Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Steve Meyer - Markets, Economic Situation, and Outlook


Markets, Economic Situation, and Outlook - Dr. Steve Meyer, Paragon Economics, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Jon Hoek - Sow Bridge/Pork Bridge Session: Importance of Educating Others about Pork Production


Sow Bridge/Pork Bridge Session: Importance of Educating Others about Pork Production - Jon Hoek, Belstra Milling Company, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Dermot Hayes - World Market Economics and the Importance of Trade


World Market Economics and the Importance of Trade - Dr. Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Jamie Burr - Sustainability in Pork Production - Pigs, Planet, People


Sustainability in Pork Production - Pigs, Planet, People - Jamie Burr, Tyson Fresh Meats, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

PEDv Research Directions

PEDV Research UpdateLooking For Clues Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) was an important topic during the 2014 World Pork Expo's Pork Academy. Dr. Lisa Becton, National Pork Board, provided a timely update on the PEDv research to date and outlines on future projects. Dr. Becton also outlined the history of the research and lessons learned on understanding PEDv [YouTube][audio][slides].

Dr. Liz Wagstrom - PEDV - Next Steps


PEDV – Next Steps - Dr. Liz Wagstrom, National Pork Producers Council, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

SwineCast 0824, WPX - Ag Secretary Vilsack Discusses Mandatory PEDv Reporting and Research Funding

SwineCast 0824 Show Notes:
  • Standing Room Only crowd for U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack's comments at World Pork Expo.  Listen here... it's like you were there!

Animals Produce More Smog Than Vehicles?

Cows Rival Cars As Smog Producers? You May Be Surprised.Smog vs. Cattle Industry Dr. Mitloehner outlines the science of air quality and what it means for agriculture. He spends much of his time talking about air quality issues, environmental connections, and what is underneath the statements used in media about smog and animal agriculture.

SwineCast 0822, Pork Academy Preview For World Pork Expo

SwineCast 0822 Show Notes:

  • Pork Academy dishes up the latest in information and production research at World Pork Expo each year.  National Pork Board's Cindy Cunningham shares the agenda.
  • Pork Academy program
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