SwineCast 1211, At The Meeting – Are New Harvest Facilities Possible? – Dr. Luke Minion

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  • Last minute opposition threatens to derail a five-year effort by Wholestone Farms to build a next-generation pig processing plant in Sioux Falls, SD. The producer-owned company is planning a harvest facility that provides economic benefits while bringing producers closer to consumers. The At The Meeting team goes in-depth with Dr. Luke Minion (Chairman Of The Board of Wholestone Farms) to hear the project’s journey to this fall’s ballot decision by Sioux Falls voters.
  • On ‘At the Meeting’, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison are Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), and is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1207, Can Animal Agriculture Come Together to Save the Planet? – Jack Bobo

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  • Can Animal Agriculture Come Together to Save the Planet? – Jack Bobo (Director Global Food and Water Policy,The Nature Conservancy).
  • Jack provides context on sustainability and offers possible approaches to helping agriculture going forward. Key take away: Personalizing your stories to build trust.
  • From the 2022 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit, May 11 – 12, 2022, Kansas City, MO, USA.

SwineCast 1206, At The Meeting – Early Data On Prop 12 Production – Dr. Evan Koep

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  • The ATM team digs into preliminary data from one of the nation’s leading swine producers – the Pipestone System – to discover the realities of productivity and costs associated with Prop 12 compliance.
  • Joining the team is Dr. Evan Koep from the Pipestone System, who has analyzed the various production systems used on the company’s partner farms.
  • On ‘At the Meeting’, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison are Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), and is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1195, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 51 – Dr. Dustin Oedekoven

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  • The Swine Disease Reporting System team has a conversation with Dr. Dustin Oedekoven (Chief Veterinarian at National Pork Board and President of the United States Animal Health Association) about swine diseases and Dr. Oedekoven’s role at the National Pork Board.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 51, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports.

SwineCast 1191, Panel On Foreign African Swine Fever Experiences Including Update On ASF In Dominican Republic And Haiti

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  • From the 2022 Iowa Pork Congress, Dr. Meredith Peterson (Swine Medicine Education Center) moderates a panel that brings producers insights on African Swine Fever in other countries. The panel also provides an update on ASF in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
  • On the panel are Dr. Jack Shere (USDA), Dr. Verna Schutz-Schwark (DRV), Dr. Martina Oetjen (Westfleisch SCE mbH), and Dr. Keith Erlandson (Zoetis), with Dr. Meredith Peterson (Swine Medicine Education Center) as the moderator.

SwineCast 1190, The Squeal on Feed Efficiency + Barn Design, Part 3: Facility Design And Genetic Development

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  • What are the building design considerations to house larger and faster animals?
  • Joining us for part three in this three part series to talk about facility design and genetic development are Dr. Saskia Bloemhof (PIC leader of the North and Latin America Genetic Services team), Nat Stas (PIC technical services specialist), and special guest Dr. Mark Knauer (North Carolina State Swine Extension Specialist).