African Swine Fever

SwineCast 1081, History and Future of The North American PRRS Symposium

SwineCast 1081 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 North American PRRS Symposium, Dr. Bob Rowland with Kansas State University and the Executive Director of the North American PRRS Symposium, shares some of the history of how the PRRS Symposium got started, what it's future looks like, and describes the impact PRRS research has had on the business of pork.

Pork Considerations To Incoporate Ideas From National Poultry Improvement Plan

Can Pork Reuse Ideas From Poultry?Can Pork Reuse Ideas From Poultry? Dr. Rodger Main, Iowa State University, looks at the the US poultry and egg industries National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) as a model of safeguarding and improving animal health for the US pork industry [video].

How To Keep Virus Out Of Feeds?

What can we do? Methods to keep viruses out of the feed supply chainWhat can we do? Methods to keep viruses out of the feed supply chain Dr. Cassandra Jones, Kansas State University, details the risks of virus getting into feed and steps that need to be considered [video].

How To Model Risk Of Virus In Feeds

A new model for evaluating the ability of additives to reduce the risk of viral contaminated feedA new model for evaluating the ability of additives to reduce the risk of viral contaminated feed Dr. Scott Dee, Pipestone Applied Research, outlines a new model to help producers be better at heading goff virus infections through feed [video].

SwineCast 1078, Lessons From Indiana's Response To HPAI And How To Apply It To Swine

SwineCast 1078 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Carthage Swine Conference, Dr. Bret Marsh, Indiana's Chief State Veterinarian, share an example of how Indiana responded to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza and how the lesson's learned are being applied to future events like African Swine Fever.
  • See more from Dr. Marsh's presentation slides [PDF].

Indiana HPAI Offers Insight On Animal Disease Outbreak Futures

Learning From The Past To Prepare For African Swine FeverLearning From The Past To Prepare For African Swine Fever From the 2019 Carthage Swine Conference, Dr. Bret Marsh, Indiana's Chief State Veterinarian, share an example of how Indiana responded to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza and how the lesson's learned are being applied to future events like African Swine Fever [audio].

What Are The Risk Of ASF Virus Introductions In Other Inputs?

Risk of virus introduction in vitamins, soybean products, and other feed additivesRisk of virus introduction in vitamins, soybean products, and other feed additives Dr. Jennifer van de Ligt, University of Minnesota, shares the differences between hazard and risk as it relates to African Swine Fever, developing risk decision tools, and understanding emerging science around virus surrogates to help develop ASF detectors and defenses [video].

Explanation And Discussion Of Key Learnings From The Compliance Game

Explanation And Discussion Of Key Learnings From The Compliance GameExplanation And Discussion Of Key Learnings From The Compliance Game Dr. Scott Merrill and Luke Trinity, University of Vermont, share how serious games can help understand serious decision making.

Dr. Merrill and Mr. Trinity look into addressing this question: What affects willingness to invest in biosecurity and willingness to follow biosecurity protocols? Using a simulation approach with agent based modeling, they offer insight into how farm operations staff might behave in certain situations [video].

SwineCast 1070, African Swine Fever Impact on the Markets – Past, Present, and the Future

SwineCast 1070 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Joe Connor, President and founder of Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD, shares his thoughts on "African Swine Fever Impact on the Markets – Past, Present, and the Future" at the 2019 Carthage Swine Conference.
  • Dr. Connor reminds the audience that the economic impacts of African Swine Fever getting into the USA would not only impact US pork production but also US corn and soybean production.

SwineCast 1065, African Swine Fever Prevention and Preparedness Makes Great Strides

SwineCast 1065 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Paul Sundberg, Swine Health Information Center, shares with Bruce Cochrane of Farmscape how state animal health officials and industry are working together in both African Swine Fever (ASF) prevention and preparedness.
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