SwineCast Industry

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].

Panel - Calling All Fans of Good Ventilation

Calling All Fans of Good VentilationCalling All Fans of Good Ventilation Back by popular demand, this panel discussion shared producer tips and learnings regarding various ventilation systems [video].

Panel - Foreign Experience with African Swine Fever

Foreign Experience with African Swine Fever This panel discussion included presentations from individuals with experience with African Swine Fever in China, Cambodia/Vietnam, and Russia. They shared their experience diagnosing the disease, depopulating farms, cleaning and disinfecting then repopulating. [ video ].

Panel - Contracts, Insurance, and Risk Management Oh my!

Contracts, Insurance, and Risk Management Oh my! - What can you do to protect yourself, your farm, and your pigs from disasters?Contracts, Insurance, and Risk Management Oh my! - What can you do to protect yourself, your farm, and your pigs from disasters? Have you ever wondered what is written into your contracts or what type of insurance you need to protect yourself from an emergency like a foreign animal disease or a barn fire? Panelists talked about force majeure clauses, to insurance tips, to market options for emergencies [video].

Margin Outlook and Strategies to Consider

Margin Outlook and Strategies to ConsiderMargin Outlook and Strategies to Consider Tim Hughes shared CIH strategies for managing margins [video].

Panel - Building Maintenance & Longevity

Building Maintenance & LongevityBuilding Maintenance & Longevity Have you ever wondered how to prioritize upgrades and repairs to your barn to make it last another 50 years? What about the cost of upgrades to your facility? The panel of ag building companies shared tips for making your building continue to last, the cost of upgrades and what new technology is available [video].

Panel - Alternatives to Antibiotics

Alternatives to AntibioticsAlternatives to Antibiotics This panel discussion shared general information, research, and experiences with alternatives to antibiotics for both production efficiencies and treatment replacement [video].

Panel - Manure + Cover Crops Research & Experience

Manure + Cover Crops Research & ExperienceManure + Cover Crops Research & Experience Dr. Dan Andersen shared the latest research on timing and type of manure application and then facilitate discussion with producers on their experiences with various manure application techniques and different cover crops [video].

Coffee Chat with Eldon - A Nuisance Case Discussion

Coffee Chat with Eldon - A Nuisance Case DiscussionCoffee Chat with Eldon - A Nuisance Case Discussion Eldon McAfee gave a brief presentation updating you on nuisance cases in Iowa and the Midwest followed by a Q & A session moderated by Iowa Pork's Policy Director Drew Mogler [video].

Understanding virus-host interactions to aid ASF vaccine development

African swine fever virus: understanding virus-host interactions to aid vaccine developmentAfrican swine fever virus: understanding virus-host interactions to aid vaccine development Dr. Ana Reis, Pirbright Institute, highlights the science on the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus. Dr. Reis further explains the approach to understanding the interaction between the ASF virus and its host and how that might help in developing an ASF vaccine [video].
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