161 episodes

Welcome to the Popular Pig Podcast. A convenient place where you can stay up to date on what's popular in the swine industry. By listening to Popular Pig, you will receive invaluable information on the latest trends, news, and research from various experts that guide the global pork industry.

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    • Business
    • 4.3 • 12 Ratings

Welcome to the Popular Pig Podcast. A convenient place where you can stay up to date on what's popular in the swine industry. By listening to Popular Pig, you will receive invaluable information on the latest trends, news, and research from various experts that guide the global pork industry.

    Family-Driven Innovation in South African Pork Production | CP Kriek

    Family-Driven Innovation in South African Pork Production | CP Kriek

    About the Guest CP Kriek, at the forefront of Taaibosch, embodies a unique blend of expertise and passion. An Industrial Engineer by training, CP, alongside his wife Gerda, has turned their family heritage in farming into an advanced, sustainable pork production enterprise in South Africa. Their journey from engineers to innovative farmers showcases a deep […]

    • 34 min
    Cultivating an Interest in Animal Agriculture | Gracee Poorman

    Cultivating an Interest in Animal Agriculture | Gracee Poorman

    About the Guest Gracee Poorman’s journey is a testament to the power of resilience and determination. Emerging as a beacon of inspiration in the agricultural community, she has carved a unique path, defying the constraints of her challenging upbringing. Raised amidst the struggles of mental illness and addiction within her family, Gracee was driven by […]

    The Story of a Pork Industry Veteran | John Nickel

    The Story of a Pork Industry Veteran | John Nickel

    About the Guest John Nickel is a seasoned pork producer and the esteemed owner and director of Border Genetics Ltd. With a rich history in the industry, John brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his role. His deep understanding of pork production is not only evident in the success of Border Genetics but […]

    • 40 min
    Experiencing Streptococcus Zooepidemicus (Strep Zoo) | Dr. Ryan Tenbergen and Dr. Matheus Costa

    Experiencing Streptococcus Zooepidemicus (Strep Zoo) | Dr. Ryan Tenbergen and Dr. Matheus Costa

    About the Guests Dr. Matheus Costa is a veterinarian scientist with a focus on the pathophysiology of diseases in species of veterinary interest, particularly swine. He is Assistant Professor of swine health management at the University of Saskatchewan, and Adjunct Professor at Utrecht University. He holds a DVM, PhD in veterinary microbiology and is also […]

    • 46 min
    Demeter’s Founding Story & Role in the Modern Swine Industry | Dr. Martin Bonneau

    Demeter’s Founding Story & Role in the Modern Swine Industry | Dr. Martin Bonneau

    About the Guest Dr. Martin Bonneau grew up on a pig farm in Saint-François de Montmagny. He graduated in veterinary medicine from the University of Montreal in 1993. From 1993 to 2004, he mainly worked for a Quebec genetics company as director of production and animal health. He founded Demeter Services Vétérinaires in 2004, with […]

    • 34 min
    Animal Agriculture in the Eyes of Venture Capital | Tony Simpson

    Animal Agriculture in the Eyes of Venture Capital | Tony Simpson

    About the Guest Tony Simpson brings more than 23 years of experience leading and investing in companies in agribusiness and animal health. In 2015, Tony founded AgTech Advisors, LLC, a consulting firm focused on supporting entrepreneurs and investors in the agtech sector. Previously, he served as a Managing Director for the Kansas Bioscience Authority where […]

    • 1 hr 1 min

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