Conference Connection

2014 Missouri Pork Expo

2014 Missouri Pork Expo2014 Missouri Pork Expo, February 11 - 12, 2014, Columbia, MO, USA. While PEDV is still a top concern among pork producers, other topics are in need of refreshed info. Included in this year's Missouri Pork Expo were several sessions on manure and lagoon management. Dr. Steve Meyer also helped bring focus on the meat markets and how recent US government shut down issues disrupted the flow of information.

2014 Iowa Pork Congress

2014 Iowa Pork Congress2014 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22-23, Des Moines, IA, USA. Heightened interest in animal health, specifically Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) continued to dominate seminar sessions in Iowa. Dr. Butch Baker and Dr. Rodger Main provided a PEDV update to standing room only session plus Eldon McAfee confirmed another year without a pork nuisance case in Iowa courts.

2014 Minnesota Pork Congress

2014 Minnesota Pork Congress2014 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 14-15, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Minnesota producers arrived at the 2014 MN Pork Congress looking for information on equipment and health issues. Lower feed costs may be leading producers to expand. However the number of feeding spaces open due to PEDV is still open to discussion.

2013 North American PRRS Symposium

2013 North American PRRS Symposium2013 North American PRRS Symposium, December 7-8, 2013, Chicago, IL, USA. The Symposium pulled top presentations from academia and industry to check signals on the latest learnings related to this formidable industry illness. The bio-security practices developed by fighting PRRS around the world are proving valuable as we ratchet up our efforts in the battle against PEDV.

2013 NIAA Symposium Bridging the Gap Between Animal Health and Human Health

2013 NIAA Symposium Bridging the Gap Between Animal Health and Human Health2013 NIAA Symposium Bridging the Gap Between Animal Health and Human Health , November 12-14, 2013, Kansas City, MO, USA. The National Institute for Animal Agriculture brought together people across the spectrum from agriculture, consumer health, and retail food, to share their views on antibiotic resistance, agriculture's use of antibiotics, and consumer perceptions of antibiotics.

2013 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference

2013 Leman Swine Conference2013 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. Feeding Pigs According to Health and Warning Shot for National Biosecurity were some of the great topics, September 14-17, 2013, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

2013 Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina Swine Health Seminar

2013 Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina Swine Health Seminar 2013 Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina Swine Health Seminar The 2013 Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) discovery process continues and a detailed update kicked off the 2013 Boehringer Ingelheim Carolina Swine Health Conference, featuring Iowa State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory’s Darin Madson. Also noted are the presentations on the Infection Chain Concept offered by Dr. Eduardo Fano. From the 2013 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 16-18, 2013, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.

Paylean Panel Discussion at NPIC

Paylean Panel Discussion At 2013 National Pork Industry ConferencePaylean Panel Discussion U.S. pork exports, trade policies and ractopamine continue to be at the center of many discussions. Elanco assembled a panel during the 2013 National Pork Industry Conference (held July 16, 2013 at the Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA) to provide perspective as well as answer your questions.

2013 World Pork Expo

2013 World Pork Expo Presentations2013 World Pork Expo Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) was just a major conversation, with two Pork Academy sessions, a press briefing, and a panel discussion. Another well attended session was Dr. Elwynn Taylor's "What The Weather Holds". Additional sessions were held June 5 - 7, 2013, Des Moines, IA, USA.

National Pork Board Research

Pork Checkoff Research National Pork Board Research One of the National Pork Board’s responsibilities is for Checkoff-funded research. The Pork Checkoff page of SwineCast highlights recent Checkoff-funded research that producers may find valuable on their farm. For additional information, please visit pork.org or call 800-456-7675.
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