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SwineCast 1168, At The Meeting - Persistent PRRS in Finishing Pigs Raises Concerns

SwineCast 1168 Show Notes:
  • Various PRRS strains, including 144 lineage C, remain dangerously active in the Midwest pig production belt, despite a hot, dry summer.
  • Three veterinarians describe what they are seeing and doing to reverse PRRS-driven losses. Dr. Deb Murray (New Fashion Pork), Dr. Kat Wood (Christensen Farms), and Dr. Ryan Strobel (Swine Vet Center), have a lively and timely discussion with the The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant).
  • '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 1164, At The Meeting - African Swine Fever Returns To The Caribbean

SwineCast 1164 Show Notes:
  • African Swine Fever (ASF) returns to the Caribbean is the focus of this 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison. After nearly 50 years, African Swine Fever (ASF) has returned to threaten the Caribbean swine population, including Puerto Rico. What are the risks for producers?
  • The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant) puts the Dominican Republic ASF outbreak in context with Dr. Peter Fernandez, a former USDA APHIS senior executive and now working through PJF AgroStrategies Consulting, LLC to provide expertise to various U.S. agricultural industries and private entities.
  • '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 1159, At The Meeting - Influenza Elimination Requires Several Interventions

SwineCast 1159 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison has a conversation around research that has uncovered how multiple protocols are needed for effective elimination of influenza.
  • 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 Dr. Gustavo Lopez (University of Minnesota) and Dr. Cameron Schmitt (Pipestone Veterinary Services), discuss new insights into this challenging disease.
  • '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.
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."