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What is Pork Pod?

Pork Pod is a new tool the Pork Checkoff’s is utilizing to provide useful information to producers. Pork Pod is a podcast. Podcasting is a method of publishing files to the Internet, allowing users to subscribe to a feed and receive new files automatically by subscription at no cost. You can listen to podcasts on your computer, download the podcasts on computer and then create a CD or subscribe to a feed for your iPod.

How to listen to Pork Pod…

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iTunes displays the PorkPod playlist, which shows all of the episodes. Next to the new podcast subscription, you should see an orange circle, which indicates that iTunes is downloading our most recent episode. When the orange circle disappears, you should be able to see the title, a list of all the episodes, and a check next to the most recent episode, indicating that it has been successfully downloaded. Double-click on the episode to play it in iTunes.

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On a CD
 
 

  1. Right click on the audio file of your choice
  2.  Click Save Target As
  3. Click Save and save to your desktop on your computer
  4. Create a CD to listen to anytime!

Our Most Recent Podcasts:

The Pork Checkoff has identified the improvement of pork quality as a key issue within the new five-year strategic plan

Date: Oct. 17, 2014
Time: 5:30
Speaker: Dr. Steve Larsen, Director Pork Safety, National Pork Board
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The Pork Checkoff has identified the improvement of pork quality as a key issue within the new five-year strategic plan


e Pork Checkoff is reminding producers, farm personnel, veterinarians and others who have contact with pigs to get the seasonal flu vaccination

Date: Oct. 15, 2014
Length: 6:32
Speaker: Dr. Lisa Becton, director Swine Health Info and Research, National Pork Board
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Pork Checkoff is reminding producers, farm personnel, veterinarians and others who have contact with pigs to get the seasonal flu vaccination


Following the release of the USDA quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report, the Pork Checkoff hosted a roundtable discussion with market analysts

Date: October 1, 2014
Length: 9:52
Speaker: Steve Meyer, President of Paragon Economics
Dr. Ron Plain, Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Kevin Grier, Independent Livestock and Meat Market Analyst, Guelph, Ontario
Daniel Bluntzer, Director of Research, Frontier Risk Management, Corpus Christi, TX
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Following the release of the USDA quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report, the Pork Checkoff hosted a roundtable discussion with market analystsP


With a change to cooler temperatures, changes are also on the way for pigs and pig farmers

Date: September 30, 2014
Length: 5:55
Speaker: Dr. Chris Hostetler, Director Animal Science National Pork Board
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With a change to cooler temperatures, changes are also on the way for pigs and pig farmers


Harvest season is upon us

Date: September 25, 2014
Length: 4:48
Speaker: Randy Spronk, Pork Producer from Edgerton, MN
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Harvest season is upon uspronk


The National Pork Board is working on a new strategic plan

Date: September 10, 2014
Length: 10:07
Speaker: Steve Meyer, President Paragon Economics
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The National Pork Board is working on a new strategic plan


The National Pork Board will be meeting soon for their annual Plan of Work meeting

Date: August 27, 2014
Length: 8:41
Speaker: Dale Norton, Producer and National Pork Board President
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The National Pork Board will be meeting soon for their annual Plan of Work meeting


PEDv Research is being updated on a regular basis by the Pork Checkoff

Date: August 21, 2014
Length: 9:14
Speaker: Dr. Paul Sundberg, VP Science and Technology, National Pork Board
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PEDv Research is being updated on a regular basis by the Pork Checkoff


The USDA has released more specifics on its PEDv reporting requirements

Date: July 21, 2014
Length: 6:27
Speaker: Dr. Lisa Becton, National Pork Board Director of Swine Health & Information Research
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The USDA has released more specifics on its PEDv reporting requirements


The number of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus has declined with the warmer weather, but the virus remains a threat

Date: June 23, 2014
Length: 4:50
Speaker: Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Information & Research, National Pork Board
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The number of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus has declined with the warmer weather, but the virus remains a threat


The 15-member National Pork Board has new leadership

Date: June 17, 2014
Length: 5:26
Speaker: Dale Norton, National Pork Board Persident, Bronson, MI
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The 15-member National Pork Board has new leadership


During World Pork Expo, a new common industry audit platform was announced

Date: June 11, 2014
Length: 14:19
Speakers: Chris Novak, CEO National Pork Board
Chris Hodges, Chairman Packer Processor Industry Council, National Pork Board
Emily Erickson, Producer, New Fashion Pork, MN
Dale Norton, President, National Pork Board
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During World Pork Expo, a new common industry audit platform was announced