Conference Connection

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 or call 800-456-7675.

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.
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