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May 18, 2012

How can consumers learn more about swine farms and how pigs are raised? The Fair Oaks Pig Adventure is being designed as a place for everyone to learn more, see actual pigs in barns, and discover the activity required behind the scenes. Mike Platt, Indiana Pork Association Executive Director, provides an update on the educational venue.

Bridging the Divide, Finding Common Ground - Mike Platt, Indiana Pork Association Executive Director, from the Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Real Farmers Real Food, Celebrating Tradition and Technology, May 2-3, Arlington, VA, USA.

May 17, 2012

The world Pork Expo is in June, SwineCast will be using a couple of new tools in our kit to keep you up to date on the conversations. Also, Do you have have multiple pathogens in your flow? Dr. Tom Painter, Cargill Pork, provides an update on a disease collection project.

The World Pork Expo is clearly in our sights as North American Pork Production converges on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines June 6-8. As you mull over your visitation plans, don't forget to check out the business seminars series and the Pork Academy seminars. Of note will be the sessions Doing what’s right vs.

April 16, 2012

Brian Rittgers highlights that making safe, affordable, abundant food on a global scale requires many people and ideas. There is no more land and the many players in agriculture must look to technologies and efficiencies to help address hunger that could be real in the coming 40 years.

Making Safe, Affordable, Abundant Food a Global Reality - Brian Rittgers, Director of Global Management Development, Elanco, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

August 7, 2010

Where do you find people in agriculture online?

Agriculture on InternetThis week I was reminded of an interesting social media analogy from my friend Chris Brogan: do you build the bar or do you go bar hopping? In other words, do you build the place where people come to hangout, share ideas, and learn new things?