SwineCast Industry

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].

Understanding Human Behavior In Biosecurity Decision Making

Explanation And Demonstration Of Agent-Based Models (ABM) That Account For Human BehaviorExplanation And Demonstration Of Agent-Based Models (ABM) That Account For Human Behavior University of Vermont's Dr. Gabriela Bucini, Dr. Eric Clark, and Mr. Ollin Langle describe a tool to help to visualize the dynamics of swine diseases and how they spread, and to better understand how human behavior affects the transmission of swine diseases [video].

Understanding Decisions To Invest In Biosecurity

U.S. Swine Survey InsightsU.S. Swine Survey Insights Dr. Glynn Tonsor, Kansas State University, shares insights on biosecurity, how producers make decisions, and what animal health officials really want producers to decide. Dr. Tonsor points out that within the area of biosecurity there are different incentives to invest and share information [video].

Keeping African Swine Fever Out: Pipestone Perspective

African Swine Fever Virus Update: Pipestone PerspectiveAfrican Swine Fever Virus Update: Pipestone Perspective Dr. Scott Dee and Dr. Gordon Spronk, Pipestone Veterinary Services, share their experiences on how to keep African Swine Fever out of the U.S.

Dr. Dee provides a reminder on the evidence that many viruses can survive a long time in extreme conditions. And Drs. Dee and Spronk emphasize that it is a lot better to keep foreign animal diseases out than to have to handle them if they get into the U.S. [video].

Economic Context

Pork Industry Economic UpdatePork Industry Economic Update Dustin Baker, National Pork Producers Council, provides a detailed pork industry economic update with historic context [video].

Shift Happens: Embrace the Change, Lead the Way

Shift Happens: Embrace the Change, Lead the WayShift Happens: Embrace the Change, Lead the Way Nick Tasler, Author, helps you figure out what change means for you and your company [video].

Panel - Don’t Fear the Future

Don’t Fear the Future: A Discussion About the Challenges and Opportunities AheadA Discussion About the Challenges and Opportunities Ahead In a panel moderated by Dr. John Waddell (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Senior Professional Services Veterinarian), Dr. Dave Bomgaars (President at RC Family Farms and Orange City Veterinary Clinic), Dr. Jim Lowe (Associate Professor and Director of the i-Learning Center, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois), and Bill Davis (Boehringer Ingelheim Director of Government Affairs) discuss the issues of critical importance today with the pork industry and thoughts on the future [video].

IAV-S Control: Reminders of What Made Whole Herd Approach (WHA) a Success

Tech Talk – IAV-S Control: Reminders of What Made Whole Herd Approach (WHA) a SuccessTech Talk – IAV-S Control: Reminders of What Made Whole Herd Approach (WHA) a Success Dr. Christa Goodell, Boehringer Ingelheim, shares information on IAV-S control and reminds us of what made the Whole Herd Approach a success [video].

The D.C. Download: An Update on Government Regulations

The D.C. Download: An Update on Government RegulationsUpdates on Government Regulations and Future Elections Bill Davis, Boehringer Ingelheim Director of Government Affairs, reviews the 2018 election activity, impacts on regulation and policy, and what it might mean for the 2020 election [video].

Economic & Production Benefit of 2 PRRS MLV Doses

Tech Talk –  Economic & Production Benefit of 2 PRRS MLV Doses Compared to a Single Dose Vaccination Program in Growing PigsTech Talk – Economic & Production Benefit of 2 PRRS MLV Doses Compared to a Single Dose Vaccination Program in Growing Pigs Dr. Cesar A.A. Moura, Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University, shares research and analysis on the production and economic benefit of 2 PRRS MLV doses compared to a single dose vaccination program on growing pigs. [video].
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