Transporting Pigs in Cold Weather: a podcast

Did you know that the UMN swine extension group has their own podcast?

In this episode, University of Minnesota Swine Extension Educators Sarah Schieck Boelke and Diane DeWitte discuss what it takes to transport pigs when the temperature is low. They also talk about unfit pigs for transport, loading density, proper setup of the trailer, and knowing current driving conditions.

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The 5 best blog posts in 2020

For our first article of 2021, the UMN swine group would like to wish you all the best for this new year. May it bring you a lot of joy and peace. As we reflect on 2020, we would like to share the posts that were your favorite as well as a few gems that you might have missed. We hope that you enjoy reading this selection and we will come back on Friday with our usual Science Page feature. As always, thank you for reading this page and for supporting us.

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COVID-19’s Impact on China’s Swine Industry

Podcasts are a perfect way to get caught up with new swine information! We are presenting you the latest episode from “At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison” in collaboration with SwineCast.

At The Meeting’ Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison┬áhears from Dr. Duan Lianmao and Art Xue of Riverstone Farms about COVID-19’s impact on China’s swine industry.

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COVID-19 Impact: The reality of how work and community intersect

Podcasts are a perfect way to get caught up with new swine information! We are presenting you the latest episode from “At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison” in collaboration with SwineCast.

At The Meeting’ Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison learns from Julie Anna Potts, President and CEO of the North American Meat Institute, on how she is focused on finding a way to replace our fear of a COVID-19 infection with an understanding of the pandemic’s true health risks.

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COVID-19 Impact: Masking Hunger

Podcasts are a perfect way to get caught up with new swine information! We are presenting you the latest episode from “At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison” in collaboration with SwineCast.

At a time when pork producers are forced to dispose of pigs, other Americans are struggling with a lack of food. In this episode of At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison the hosts discuss getting food to those who need it with Matt Gassen, CEO of Feeding South Dakota, an affiliate of the Feeding America program.

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