SwineCast Industry

What Are The Global Influences Affecting The Outlook For U.S. Pork?

Global influences affecting the outlook for U.S. porkGlobal influences affecting the outlook for U.S. pork From the 2020 Iowa Swine Day, Christine McCracken, Rabobank, brings perspective on the global changes to the business of pork (re: COVID-19). She closes by offering some thoughts on post-COVID-19 markets. Key take away: Maintain your balance sheet and liquidity, consumer engagement is an opportunity, and build up your partnerships to support trade [video].

Can We Find A Faster Alternative For Creating Recombinant ASFV In Field Strains?

Deletion of a novel gene in African swine fever virus produces complete attenuation and protection against current outbreak strain ASFV-GeorgiaDeletion of a novel gene in African swine fever virus produces complete attenuation and protection against current outbreak strain ASFV-Georgia Dr. Douglas Gladue, Plum Island, USDA, shares African Swine Fever virus background and research progress toward disease preventions through possible vaccines [video].

Improving The Management Of Pigs

Farmera: A New Generation Of Farm ManagementFarmera: A New Generation Of Farm Management From the 2020 American Association of Swine Veterinarians in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Jens Kjaer with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. shares some thoughts on Farmera as a technology platform to help improve the management of pigs [video].

Panel - Producer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional Exercise

Producer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional ExerciseProducer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional Exercise USDA held an African Swine Fever Functional Exercise with 14 pork producing states in late September 2019. Hear from producers that participated in the exercise on their experience, what they learned, and what they changed on their farms as a result [video].
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