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SwineCast 1152, At The Meeting - How Are The Asian Pork Markets?

SwineCast 1152 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks at markets that have been signaling a future shortage of pork in Asian markets as a second wave of African Swine Fever (ASF) sweeps through China, Vietnam, and elsewhere.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guest Simon Quility, Global AgriTrends global meat trader and analyst, discuss what is happening and why.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1150, At The Meeting - How Could Prop 12 Drive Choices?

SwineCast 1150 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison shares insight from Rabo Bank's Christine McCracken on California's Farm Animal Confinement Initiative, also known as Prop 12. Producing pork is already complex and, if California's Prop 12 initiative is implemented, it will force producers to choose which market segment they wish to serve.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guest Christine McCracken (senior animal protein analyst at Rabo Bank) discuss California's Prop 12 and Ms. McCracken's eye-opening report on the implications of Prop 12.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1148, At The Meeting - What Is Prop 12 And What Are The Chances It Will Be Enforced In 2022?

SwineCast 1148 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks the impacts of California's Prop 12 initiative, producing both opportunities and challenges. What is prop 12 and what are the chances it will be enforced in 2022?
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guests Jen Sorenson (President of the National Pork Producers Council & Communications Director at Iowa Select) and Michael Formica (General Counsel for the National Pork Producers Council), discuss California's Prop 12.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.
At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison.

Welcome to "At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison," a podcast cofounded and originally hosted by the late Dr. Bob Morrison, along with his colleagues, friends and cohosts Dr. Gordon Spronk and Dr. Tom Wetzell. An international leader in the swine community, Dr. Morrison cofounded "At The Meeting" to bring the latest information and research to the swine industry.

In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss topics related to swine health and production. Dr. Morrison had a passion for education, and it's in his honor that the podcast is being carried on today.

Dr. Bob Morrison
The late Dr. Bob Morrison was a professor in the Swine Group at the University of Minnesota and the cofounder of the "At The Meeting" podcast. In addition to broad, global industry experience, you can hear Bob's pure enthusiasm for scientific rigor and continuing education in the past episodes of the podcast that feature him.

Dr. Montserrat Torremorell
Dr. Montserrat Torremorell is with the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, and is an animal health expert with emphasis in infectious swine diseases and strategies to improve the health of swine systems. Her research involves the understanding of influenza virus transmission and the factors that contribute to virus spread and establishment of endemic infections in populations. Understanding influenza virus epidemiology, ecology and control in complex swine systems is a priority of her research. In addition, her research also centers in understanding PRRSV transmission and strategies to prevent and eradicate the virus in geographical regions.

Dr. Gordon Spronk
Dr. Gordon Spronk is a swine veterinary consultant and manager with Pipestone Veterinary Services and Pipestone Systems in Pipestone, Minnesota. Gordon works with sow farms and wean-to-finish facilities throughout the Midwest of the United States and internationally in Asia, and was named the American Association of Swine Veterinarians 2000 Swine Practitioner of the Year.

Dr. Tom Wetzell
Dr. Tom Wetzell is a Senior Professional Services Veterinarian with Boehringer Ingelheim. He's been a swine consultant for more than 30 years, working with producers all over the United States. Tom is a previous recipient of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians' Swine Practitioner of the Year award and the Technical Services and Allied Industry Veterinarian of the Year award.

This program is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. ©2020 All rights reserved by "At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison."