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Swine Profitability Conference 2009

by 5m Editor
2 June 2009, at 12:00am

Proceedings of the 2009 Swine Profitability Conference 2009, held at Kansas State University on 3 February 2009.


To view the full proceedings of the conference, click here (6.61MB) or on the individual titles below.

  • Jack and Pat Anderson Lecture in Swine Health Management: What I'm Telling My Clients About Their Future in the Swine Industry - Dr Joe Connor, Carthage Veterinary Service, Carthage, Illinois
  • Successfully Controlling Risk in the New Era of Price Volatility - Bob Taubert (Co-owner and CEO of New Horizon Farms, Pipestone, Minnesota)
  • Market Hog and Grain Price Outlook for 2009 and Beyond - Dr Darrell Mark (ag economist, University of Nebraska)
  • Panel Discussion: Change IS Coming – What Do We Need to Do? - including Dr Joe Connor (Carthage Veterinary Service), Dr Steve Henry (Abilene Animal Hospital) and Bob Taubert (New Horizon Farms)
  • Changing the Culture of a Business/Institution - Dr Jon Wefald (President, Kansas State University)
  • Feeding and Feeder Management: Influences on Feed Efficiency - Bob Goodband, Mike Tokach, Steve Dritz, Joel DeRouchey and Jim Nelssen
  • Boar Nutrition - Mike Tokach, Rommel Sulabo, Robert Goodband, Steve Dritz and Joel DeRouchey
  • Digestive System of the Pig: Anatomy and Function - Joel DeRouchey, Bob Goodband, Mike Tokach, Steve Dritz and Jim Nelssen
  • How to Make a Nursery Group a Success - Mike Tokach, Rommel Sulabo, Robert Goodband, Steve Dritz and Joel DeRouchey
  • Feeding to Ensure Healthy Pigs - Joel DeRouchey, Mike Tokach, Steve Dritz, Jim Nelssen and Bob Goodband

May 2009