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Interview: Barn Talk - Enhancing Sustainability In Pork Production w/Russ Vering

Our very own Russ Vering takes us through the journey of his passion today for enhancing sustainability in the pork industry.

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Dropped this week - We are not just talking sludge with Barn Talk.

Our very own Russ Vering takes us through the journey of his passion today for enhancing sustainability in the pork industry.

  • 0:00 Origin - Russ' story (authentic & charming - worth the listen)
  • 14:34 Development - Building barns & feeding hogs
  • 17:12 Progression - Swine industry & economic development driver
  • 👉🏼 Ask yourself... What can you build on your farm that perpetuates continuous revenue?
  • 24:32 Sustainability - What are we doing right & what can we improve?
  • 👉🏼 Ask yourself... What are the pain points in your business and what opportunities are there?
  • 26:29 Challenge - Manure management plan
  • 30:54 Opportunity - Turning pain into innovation
  • 35:55 Partnership - Leveling up in partnership with Paul Koenig
  • 43:25 Profit - Turning innovation into profit and creating carbon credits
  • 47:00 Keys to the Kingdom - Insights we have learned along the way
  • 57:55 And then it gets better - Doing the right thing & being profitable


Some more good stuff:
1:00:30 We love people's WHY - here is Russ'
24:00 Russ' brother was a 2 time olympian

Thank you Sawyer and Tork Whisler for the interview. Sawyer and Tork host Barn Talk podcast & YouTube channel

Connect with Russ Vering at Viroment and Central Plains Milling

#porkproduction #sustainability #carboncredits #waterconservation

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