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The Modern Producer

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Expert talk on livestock housing and animal husbandry. In each episode, we discuss current, trends, technology and research. We invite you to join our discussion at

18 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

Why We Do What We Do

December 23rd, 2021


Good Day!

So why do we do what we do? Today we welcome Carl Herrmann from Nedap Livestock Management to discuss why we use group housing and electronic feeding. Nedap brings more experience and know-how to the …


November 2nd, 2021


Good Day!

Welcome to a special episode of the Modern Producer Podcast. In today's shows, we share some exciting news! New Standard Group (Modern …

Mikael Kirk with Agrisys

October 28th, 2021


Good Day!

Welcome to episode 3 of the Modern Producer Podcast. On today's show, we welcome Mikael Kirk!

Mikael and his company AGRISYS is based in Denmark and is a leader in sow equipment development worldwide.


Britt Roman with Munters

September 24th, 2021


Good Day!

Welcome to the first full episode from season 2! Today we welcome Britt Roman to the show. Britt is best known as the area rep for Munters, …

Season 2 Kick-Off!

August 27th, 2021


Good Day!

We're back! After a bit of a break, we are excited to be back in the "studio" recording some new episodes for your hungry ears! Today we simply say "hey!" and talk about a few new topics, guests, and more we …

Interview with Andrew Howerton of Reliance Pork

November 13th, 2020


Good Day!

Welcome back to the Modern Producer Podcast. Today we have a great episode for you with some new voices. We welcome our own Ben Cochren to the podcast as he interviews our special guest, Andrew Howerton of

Borders, Beer & Bacon

October 20th, 2020


Good Day! 

Welcome back to the Modern Producer Podcast. While the US - Canadian Boarders remain closed, Tim and Kevin are forced to catch up virtually, with beers in hand of course. 

In todays episode, the guys hit on …

Catching Up - part 2

September 30th, 2020


Good Day! Again!

Well, if you made it this far, you must be enjoying some beers too. In this episode of the Modern Producer, we welcome you to join Tim and Kevin Kurbis as they catch up and talk shop. This is part 2, so …

Catching Up - part 1

September 30th, 2020


Good Day!

2020 has been quite the year so far! In today's episode, brothers Kevin and Tim Kurbis take some time to catch up, and enjoy a few cold …

Agvocating with Pipestone Vet Services

April 9th, 2020


Good Day! 

In this episode, we chat with Sylvia Wolters and Alicia Mogler, who both work in public relations for Pipestone Vet Services. Sylvia & …

Turkey Talk with Dillan Meyer

March 20th, 2020


Good Day! Time to talk Turkey. As most of you know, New Standard Group also provides ventilation solutions and more for turkey producers. Today we …

Positive Company Culture in the Pig Barn with Janae Metzger

February 25th, 2020


Good Day! In this episode we have the privilege of talking with Janae Metzger of Pig Hill Farms. Janae is an HR Director for the farm, and has been …

Activator Farrowing Feeding with Chiel van Lenthe

December 17th, 2019


Good Day!

This special episode comes to you from Holland and the Nedap Headquarters. We had an opportunity to have a discussion with Chiel van …

Staying Positive in Tough Times with guest Matt Booth

December 9th, 2019


Good Day! Thanks for joining us. Today, Tim and Kevin Kurbis chat with professional speaker Matt Booth. Matt has some great tips about keeping a positive attitude in tough times and how to stop drowning in negativity. …

The Last 10 Years

July 3rd, 2019


Good Day! Today we get nostalgic with Kevin Kurbis on the last ten years reflecting on advancements in the pork industry. We talk about Technology …

Interview with Chet Mogler - Pig Hill Farms

June 21st, 2019


Chet Mogler has been raising hogs his whole life. In 2015 the family farm decided to build a new "state of the art" facility with a loose sow housing …

Technology In the Barn : What's here, what's coming.

May 23rd, 2019


Today we dive into technology and barns, what we can do today, and what might be coming. Tim, Kevin, Dwayne, and Chet and share their ideas on …

Changes in Hog Production with Tim Kurbis and guest Jeff Morten

March 27th, 2019


Today on the Modern Producer Podcast we get to visit with Jeff Morten from Nepdap U, to discuss changes and new technology used in pork production. …

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