SwineCast update for May 25, 2010, What Are The Educational Opportunities At The World Pork Expo?

The World Pork Expo is on the near term agenda (June 9-11 in Des Moines, Iowa) followed closely by the National Pork Board's 2010 Pork Management Conference in Hilton Head, SC.

SwineCast will be bringing you in-depth conversations from both events. Want to learn more about what's going on in Des Moines? We talk with the Pork Board's Assistant Vice President - Communications, Cindy Cunningham to overview the many seminars and educational programs that are free to attendees. The Pork Management Conference brings top speakers on issues external to the industry as well as updates on key topics all producers need to know. Get registered or learn more about the agenda via the program guide.

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What Are The Educational Opportunities At The World Pork Expo?

MP3 fileCindy Cunningham, National Pork Board Vice-President of Communications, updates us on the programs, seminars and events at 2010 World Pork Expo.

Asian Foot and Mouth Disease? Impact North American Producers?

MP3 fileSwine producers in North America should take action to stop potential Foot and Mouth Disease carriers at the farm gate.

Filtering Nutrients From Wastewater With Algae

MP3 fileWalter Mulby, USDA Agricultural Research Service Microbiologist, shares information on research into low-cost algae-based systems to reclaim nutrients from manures.

Agriculture Telling its Story

Animal‑rights is not about treating animals more nicely Wesley J. Smith, Award winning author and Senior Fellow in Human Rights and Bioethics at the Discovery Institute, shares his view that animal-rights is an ideology and that agriculture must do a much better job of explaining the great traditions of animal husbandry and the tremendous human benefit we receive from the proper and humane use of animals. Both the audio and transcript of the presentation is available.

How Agriculture Needs To Work Together What are some of the core issues, projects, and principles that Agriculture should organize around and tackle?

Man-Made Climate Change: Hoax or Myth Dr. Jay Lehr, Science Director of The Heartland Institute, breaks down the hoax and myths behind man-made climate change. This is a three part presentation , via DairyCast, from the 2010 Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Convention.

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Don't miss these highly rates presentations from the 2010 Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholder's Summit: Truth, Lies and Videotape: Is Activism Jeopardizing Our Food Security?

Video fileVideo: Cleaning Up the Bad Actors Crystal Mackay, Executive Director, Ontario Farm Animal Council.

Video fileVideo: Proactive Animal Well-being Initiatives Betsy Flores, Director of Regulatory Affairs, National Milk Producers Federation.

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