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Best of SwineCast 2008: Leman Conference, part 1

This is part 1 of a 3 part Best of SwineCast series from the 2008 Leman Conference.

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Swine Industry Update: Unprecedented Times

Mark Greenwood
October 2008

2008 Leman Conference: Hanson Lecture - The ongoing challenge of swine flu

Hanson Lecture - The ongoing challenge of flu, by Marie Gramer, D.V.M., Ph.D.

SwineCast 0349 for October 21 2008

SwineCast 0349 Show Notes:

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
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