Feeling High and Dry? In many parts of the US, water is taken for granted. But there are concerns about the future "easy access" to water. In the last few years the concerns about water for agriculture have gained national prominence, mainly through the news about fires and lack of hay for cattle. This AgChat conversation shares some thoughts on what farmers and ranchers are doing to take on the challenges the lack of water brings.
Forty Years of PCV Dr. Brian Payne, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc, provides a crash course into porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2). Dr. Payne points out the history of porcine circovirus and what has occurred over the 40 years of PCV in terms of vaccination processes.
How Will Residue in Food Testing Change? Dr. Steve Larsen, Director, Pork Safety at National Pork Board, provides information on the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service residue testing and outcomes research. Dr. Larsen also points out the coming modifications to the United States National Residue Program and what operational changes pork producers need to take action on.