SwineCast

SwineCast 1133, The Squeal on Recruiting Employees, Part 2: On-boarding

SwineCast 1133 Show Notes:
  • This is part two of a three part series on recruiting employees, looking at recruitment processes and programs. Neal Paszkiewicz with Wakefield Pork, Kay Stinson of Seaboard Foods, and PICs Ashley Hengen talk about hurdles in getting new employees comfortable and setup for success. Key focus is on training, getting people prepared, and being patient.

SwineCast 1132, November Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1132 Show Notes:
  • This is the November update from the Swine Disease Reporting System. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares and Dr. Giovani Trevisan discuss with special guest Dr. Tara Donovan, Vice-President of Veterinary Management, The Hanor Company, how system vets conduct research, and apply research data back into production practices.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for November 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1131, The Squeal on Recruiting Employees, Part 1: Recruitment Processes and Programs

SwineCast 1131 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a three part series on recruiting employees, looking at recruitment processes and programs. Neal Paszkiewicz with Wakefield Pork, Kay Stinson of Seaboard Foods, and PICs Ashley Hengen talk about employee recruitment at a range of operations and what works for them.

SwineCast 1130, At The Meeting - The "re-emergence" of Streptococcus suis

SwineCast 1130 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison discusses the benefits of using new diagnostic techniques to identify differences in Streptococcus suis strains.
  • An increasing number farms are experiencing higher mortalities associated with virulent strains of Streptococcus suis, and high-health herds are not immune. 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) discuss the various new diagnostic techniques to identify differences in Streptococcus suis strains with Dr. Maria Jose Clavijo, Iowa State Diagnostic Laboratory and PIC, and Dr. Adam Schelkopf, Pipestone Veterinary Services.
  • '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 1129, October Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1129 Show Notes:
  • This is the October update from the Swine Disease Reporting System. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares and Dr. Giovani Trevisan discuss with special guest Mr. Mark Schwartz (Director of Production Systems, Schwartz Farms) how production systems look at diagnostic testing and how those tests are incorporated into day to day decision making.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for October 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1128, September Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1128 Show Notes:
  • This is the September update from the Swine Disease Reporting System. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares and Dr. Giovani Trevisan discuss with special guest Dr. Derald Holtkamp (Iowa State University) how disease monitoring helps understand trends and make decisions on the impacts diseases have on the business of pork.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for September 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1127, The Squeal on Day One Pig Care, Part 3: 24-Hour Staffing and Enhancing Inter-Employee Communications

SwineCast 1127 Show Notes:

  • This is part three of a three part series on day one pig care. Steve Horton (Sow Farm Supervisor for Thomas Livestock), Kendall Weger (PIC Global Technical Services ), and Pedro Mosqueira (PIC Technical Services) share some case study insights on employee communications that make first day pig care successful.

SwineCast 1126, At The Meeting - The World Responds to ASF in Germany

SwineCast 1126 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison learns more about African Swine Fever in Germany.
  • The discovery of African Swine Fever (ASF) in wild pigs in eastern Germany has drawn a swift global response. 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) sorts out recent actions with Dr. Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian with the National Pork Producers Council, and Bobby Acord, a former USDA APHIS administrator.
  • '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 1125, At The Meeting - COVID-19 Testing Strategy

SwineCast 1125 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Dr. Michael Osterholm, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), University of Minnesota, to learn about COVID-19 testing strategies.
  • The U.S. testing strategy for the COVID-19 virus and delays in obtaining results have left veterinarians with questions. Dr. Osterholm , along with Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), have a conversation on the approaches to human testing.
  • The world-renowned Osterholm is the latest guest on the series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • '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 1124, The Squeal on Day One Pig Care, Part 2: Pre-Farrowing Preparation, Personnel, And Colostrum Management

SwineCast 1124 Show Notes:
  • This is part two of a multi part series on day one pig care. Steve Horton (Sow Farm Supervisor for Thomas Livestock), Kendall Weger (PIC Global Technical Services ), and Pedro Mosqueira (PIC Technical Services) talk about the preparation required to get personnel ready for pre-farrowing activities and colostrum management.
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