Producer Feedback Important

Chuck Zimmerman

I know that the folks at Boehringer Ingelheim feel like they get as much from the opportunity to interact with their customers here at the Swine Health Seminar as they hope their customers get from them. Several on the BI staff have made that comment. So, I’ve made sure to interview a few of them, like Bill Van Staaldvinen (left) …

Animal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim

Gold Medal U. S. Pig Producers

Chuck Zimmerman

After talking with Dr. Steve McOrist I’m betting that the United States could win a gold if there was a swine competition in the Olympics. That’s because he says that the U.S. has a number of advantages over other countries when it comes to pig production. For example, he says we’ve got a good backup system for vaccines and technological …

Animal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Swine

Swine Health Seminar is Family Affair

Chuck Zimmerman

The Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar is more than just a conference for producers. It includes their families. So while they are learning more about their industry, other activities are taking place like t-shirt tie-dying. Here’s an example of what some of the young people are doing out by the pool. In addition to tie-dye, there’s also face painting and …

Boehringer Ingelheim

Get The Most Out of Your Feed

Chuck Zimmerman

Our emcee for today’s Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Seminar is Dr. Stephan Lange, Director of the Swine Division. He oversees sales and marketing. I asked him what he thinks of this conference. “I think it’s crucial these days to share knowledge and insure that what we know and what the producer knows is kind of aligned.” He says that besides the …

Animal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Swine

Master Swinecaster

Chuck Zimmerman

The Swinecaster is on location with me here at the BI Swine Health Seminar. Ned Arthur is not only a master of audio production and farm podcasting but he’s also fully equipped to record video. See, it’s not just the “young” people who are using these new media tools. One of the producers here noticed that we do some similar …

Boehringer Ingelheim, Podcasts, Swine

Producers Sharing Ideas

Chuck Zimmerman

The Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar has started. The man who handles this territory for BI is Dan Johnson. He welcomed everyone to the seminar and introduced Dr. Stephen Lange, BI Swine Marketing Manager, who is emceeing our program. Dan says that participants come from a number of states, mostly east of the Mississippi River. We have the full range …

Animal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Swine

Sunrise On Boehringer Ingelheim Seminar

Chuck Zimmerman

The sun has risen on Carolina Beach, NC as participants in the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Swine Health Seminar get ready for today’s program. We’ve got presentations starting soon. Right now breakfast is served and it’s time for some coffee after a morning run. I think I could get used to this place! BI Swine Health Seminar Photo Album.

Boehringer Ingelheim

Moonlight On Carolina Beach

Chuck Zimmerman

Hundreds of people are gathered here in Carolina Beach, NC for the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Swine Health Seminar. The program gets kicked off tomorrow morning. I’m hoping my photos will keep up with these swine producers since I’ve already run into one who was shooting fireworks on the beach from his tripod this evening. A few of mine are in …

Agribusiness, Boehringer Ingelheim

East Coast Swine Health Seminar Bound

Chuck Zimmerman

After some fun agricultural marketing networking in Kansas City at NAMA Boot Camp I’m on my way to North Carolina for the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., Swine Health Seminar. ZimmBite – Boehringer Ingelheim on 12seconds.tv The program kicks off in the morning so you can expect to see some posts about what they’re doing in this area. In case you’re …

Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, Swine