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Recent Episodes

The War on African Swine Fever: Part 1 | Dr. Adrian Balaban & PJ Corns


About the Guest

Dr. Adian Balaban is the executive director of Pork & Co., Cooperativa Silistea Productie Suine, which is also a genetic multiplier for Topigs Norsvin. Additionally, Dr. Balaban serves as the President of the Romanian Association of Swine Veterinarians and serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Romanian Pork Producers Association. He is also a consultant for the United Nations.

Show MoreThe War on African Swine Fever: Part 1 | Dr. Adrian Balaban & PJ Corns

China’s Impact on the US Hog and Pork Markets | Jim Huang


About the Guest

Jim Huang has 24 years of experience in the commodity futures industry. Starting as a data analyst with Thomson Reuters in St. Louis in 1998, then moved to Chicago in 2001. During his 11 years at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, he worked closely with the Agricultural Commodities team, coordinating market maker programs for options contracts including Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Lean Hog, Live Cattle, Butter and Milk. Ten years ago, he started his own business, China-America Commodity Data Analytics, Inc. in China.

Show MoreChina’s Impact on the US Hog and Pork Markets | Jim Huang

PigFlow: Empowering Our People With Data | Sarah Ploeg


Quotes

  • “Getting started was so fast that it was like I blinked and we were running PigFlow. It was remarkable because there were no issues between blinking.”
  • “I have not looked at my notebooks since the moment that I logged into PigFlow. This is changing the industry!”
  • “PigFlow immediately changed the caretaker’s behaviors throughout the day.”
  • “Everything is entered as people are doing the work. No one sits in the office and enters data on a phone. There is not a single person including myself that is in the office. Unless we are taking lunch, we are all in the barn adding value with PigFlow.”

Show MorePigFlow: Empowering Our People With Data | Sarah Ploeg

Welfare and Sustainability in Australian Pork Production | Robert van Barneveld


About the Guest

Robert van Barneveld is Group CEO and Managing Director of the Sunpork Group of Companies which includes SunPork Farms (farming approximately 51,000 sows across Australia and 3,000 sows in New Zealand), PIC Australia, Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory and SunPork Fresh Foods. Collectively the Group produces approximately 18% of Australia’s pork.

Show MoreWelfare and Sustainability in Australian Pork Production | Robert van Barneveld

“Peering” Into The Future Of Agriculture | Terry Canning


About the Guest

A seasoned AgTech Entrepreneur Terry grew up on a dairy farm. After studying engineering he spent 9 years working for blue chip companies worldwide on cloud computing projects. In 2004 he applied this knowledge to the livestock industry founding FarmWizard.com the world’s first SaaS for managing livestock. He grew that business over 10 years selling it in 2015 to Wheatsheaf. Terry believes that recent advances in Machine Vision powered by Deep Learning Artificial Intelligence now creates an opportunity to develop CattleEye, a truly Autonomous Livestock Monitoring solution.

Show More“Peering” Into The Future Of Agriculture | Terry Canning