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Minnesota Pork Congress Seminars

 

 January 2014 

Link to the 2014 Minnesota Pork Congress seminars: http://www.swinecast.com/2014-minnesota-pork-congress  
 
Seminar titles and presenters: 
  • Antibiotic Residues: Methodology, Withdrawal Times and Incidences 
    • Dr. Steve Larson- National Pork Board Director of Pork Safety 
  • PEDV, PRRS and Influenza: Understanding the current state, future impact and what producers can do to reduce their risk 
    • Dr. Lisa Becton- National Pork Board Director of Swine Health Information and Research 
    • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell- Allen D. Leman Chair in Swine Health and Swine Productivity, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota 
    • Dr. Dave Wright- Wright Veterinary Services, P.A., Project Coordinator-N212 Regional PRRS Elimination Project
  • Antibiotics and Food Safety: Perception vs. Reality 
    • Dr. Richard Raymond- Former Undersecretary for Food Safety, United States Department of Agriculture 
  • Benchmark Analysis of Production and Financial Measures Across Nursery, Finishing and Wean-to-Finish Closeouts in North America 
    • Dr. Tom Stein- Metafarms

January 2013

Link to the 2013 Minnesota Pork Congress seminars:  www.swinecast.com/view/2013-minnesota-pork-material
Seminar titles and presenters:
  • Prepping Your Production Team For Good PRRS SOP
    • Dr. Scott Dee, DVM, Director of Swine Research for Pipestone Veterinary Clinic
  • Messages that Resonate With Consumers
    • Jarrod Sutton, National Pork Board Assistant Vice President
  • Market Outlook for 2013 and Beyond
    • Steve Meyer, President of Paragon Economics
  • Challenges to Regional PRRS Projects
    • Dr. Scott Dee, DVM, Director of Swine Research for Pipestone Veterinary Clinic
  • Swine Production Benchmarks
    • Dr. Mike Brumm, Brumm Swine Consultancy
  • The Future of Antibiotic Use in Pork Production
    • Dr. Liz Wagstrom, National Pork Producers Council Chief Veterinarian
  • Disease Mapping for PRRS
    • Dr. Kurt Rossow, DVM, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, University of Minnesota
  • Managing High Feed Costs
    • Dr. Joel DeRouchey, Professor and Swine Extension Specialist, Kansas State University
  • Regional PRRS Elimination Project
    • Dr. David Wright, DVM, Voluntary Regional PRRS Elimination Project Coordinator
  • Financial and Management Planning for Young Producers
    • Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus, Agricultural Finance and Small Business Management, Virginia Tech

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 JANUARY 2012

Link to the 2012 Minnesota Pork Congress seminars:  www.swinecast.com/2012-minnesota-pork-congress
Seminar titles and presenters:
  • Lowering Overnight Nursery Temperatures Yields Significant Energy Savings
    • Dr. Lee Johnston, University of Minnesota
  • What to Expect in the 2012 State Legislative Session
  • Market Outlook
    • Dr. Steve Meyer
  • What is Your Daily Hog Chore Routine?
    • Dr. Mike Brumm
  • Energy Savings in Nurseries with Reduced Nocturnal Temperature
    • Dr. Lee Johnston
  • Pork Export Possibilities and Projections
    • Dr. Dermot Hayes

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JANUARY 2011

Link to the 2011 Minnesota Pork Congress seminars: www.swinecast.com/2011-minnesota-pork-congress
Seminar titles and presenters:
  • How to Attract and Keep Valuable Farm Employees
    • Jim Lummus, National Pork Board
  • Washington and World Outlook
    • Jim Wiesemeyer, Informa, Economic Inc.
  • How Do We Feed Pigs With $5+ Corn?
    • Dr. Mark Whitney, University of Minnesota Extension, Swine
  • Pit Foaming: What Have We Learned?
    • David Schmidt, University of Minnesota, Engineering
  • Key Factors and Outlook 2011
    • Dr. Steve Meyer, Paragon Econimics
  • PRRSv Eradication Update
    • Dr. Scott Dee, Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota

JANUARY 2010

Links to the 2010 Minnesota Pork Congress seminars: www.swinecast.com/2010-minnesota-pork-congress
Seminar titles and presenters:
  • NPDES Permit Update
    • Dave Wall, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
  • Pork’s Carbon Footprint
    • Dr. Gregory Thoma, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
  • Improving Euthanasia Methods
    • Dr. John Deen, Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota
  • Understanding Wean-Pig Crush Margins
    • Dr. John Lawrence, Department of Economics, Iowa State University
  • PRRS Eradication Update
    • Dr. Scott Dee, Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota
  • Pork and Beans
    • Dr. Seth Naeve, Agronomy and Plant Sciences Department, University of Minnesota &  Dr. Lee Johnston, swine nutrition and management, Animal Science, U of M
  • Market Outlook
    • Dr. Steve Meyer, Paragon Economics
  • Farming Your Online Community: Social Networks and Beyond & Twittering Techniques for Ag Tweeps
    • Michele Payn-Knoper, Cause Matters Corp
  •  Pork Trade Update
    • Nick Giordano, National Pork Producers Council

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