Archives for January 2014

EPI – On the Air with Joe Gill

KASM Farm Director Joe Gill recently interviewed Matthew Baumgartner.  This interview was aired on 1150 AM Radio.


EPI – On the Air with Mike Murphy

Fairmont, MN radio station KSUM/KFMC interviewed Matthew Baumgartner of BEI at the MN Pork Congress.  Listen to the interview here:


Stopping Dirty Air May Stymie PRRS


National Hog Farmer
November 15, 2013
By Joe Vansickle


Preliminary results using cleaning technology in barns show promise.

Minnesota swine veterinarian Gil Patterson looks for three things when he walks into a hog barn:  feed, water and air quality.

“You’ve got to have those things right before you can really dig into other issues.  If there is a dusty, poorly ventilated environment, then it is uncomfortable for both pigs and farm employees, often leading to reduced growth and poorer-quality chores,” says the St. Peter, MN, Swine Vet Center clinician.

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