Conference Connection

2013 National Institute for Animal Agriculture Annual Meeting

2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA., highlighted that the world’s population is projected to reach more than 9 billion by 2050. This presents a challenge of feeding a growing global population, with U.S. animal agriculture expected to play a significant role in meeting this challenge.

2013 Boehringer Ingelheim AASV Pre-Conference Seminar: Vertical Transmission

Vertical Transmission2013 Boehringer Ingelheim AASV Pre-Conference Seminar: Vertical Transmission The 2013 Boehringer Ingelheim Vertical Transmission AASV BI Pre-Conference Seminar, March 1, 2013, San Diego, CA, USA, brought together swine veterinarians from around the US to talk about… sick pigs. The Boehringer Ingelheim pre-AASV symposium provided in-depth perspective on vertical transmission of disease in addition to timeline considerations, like "If the pig coughs today, when should treatment have started?"

2013 Missouri Pork Expo

Missouri Pork Expo2013 Missouri Pork Expo, February 13 - 14, 2013, Columbia, MO, USA, had a good turnout. Producers were especially interested in managing risks and mitigating the unexpected on-farm disaster. Do you know who to call when: 1) manure ends up in a ditch [video], 2) you lose power for six hours and the deads outnumber the lives [video], 3) neighbors are in a litigating mood [video]. And more importantly, do your people in the barns know?

2013 Iowa Pork Congress

2013 Iowa Pork Congress2013 Iowa Pork Congress January 23-24, Des Moines, IA, USA, provided an in depth look into the regulatory landscape encompassing FDA oversight of animal antibiotics (Dr. Jim McKean), plus offered updates on policies at the federal level (Dallas Hockman). Additionally, there was a special panel on Sow Housing Options that shares an overview of where the industry is today, in both research and production arenas.

2013 Minnesota Pork Congress

2013 Minnesota Pork Congress2013 Minnesota Pork Congress Attendees at the 2013 Minnesota Pork Congress were seeking information on health and efficiency as never before. Feed prices pushed higher following last year’s drought and ongoing PRRS challenges prompted many speaker questions during the seminar sessions.

2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference

2012 Leman Swine Conference 2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference The annual Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, held September 15-18, in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, is a showcase gathering of swine practitioners, researchers, and producers joined by affiliated industry to share best practice experience and cutting-edge research. Thanks to the generosity of the University of Minnesota Veterinary Continuing Education team, hundreds of hours of preparation and presentation are distilled here for your review.

2012 Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina Swine Health Seminar

Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina Swine Health Seminar2012 Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina Swine Health Seminar This conference is a welcome late summer recharge opportunity for growers in the eastern U.S. A full day of outstanding speakers wrapped around a weekend on the beach with family and friends leads to valuable conversations and considerations. Highlights include Laurie Hueneke - on how are pork free trade agreements work plus Dr. Keith Kinsley on nursery enteric diseases and how to manage it.

2012 World Pork Expo

World Pork Expo 2012 World Pork Expo Sow housing options was just one of the important topics on the 2012 World Pork Expo agenda, held June 6-8, Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Attendees learned why it is important to include producers in future discussions of sow housing [audio]. Plus animal health discussions along with a "We Care" program helped producers better understand the industry [video].

2012 Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit

Real Farmers Real Food, Celebrating Tradition and Technology Real Farmers Real Food The 2012 Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Real Farmers Real Food, Celebrating Tradition and Technology, focused on effective communication with the consumer and how to understand what the consumer wants and needs to know. Several of the presentations also provided cross-species networking opportunities. Held May 2-3, Arlington, VA, USA.

2012 National Institute for Animal Agriculture Annual Meeting

2012 NIAA Living in a World of Decreasing Resources & Increasing Regulation 2012 National Institute for Animal Agriculture Annual Meeting, March 26 - 29, 2012, Denver, CO, USA. Producers, regulators, industry and NGO representatives gathered to go deep on everything from animal identification to disease management and increasing costs. Participants said it was the best NIAA conference yet!
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