covid19

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.

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].

SwineCast 1123, At The Meeting - COVID-19 Vaccine Needs a Veterinary Perspective

SwineCast 1123 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Dr. Linda Saif, The Ohio State University, to discuss how a COVID vaccine might work.
  • Veterinarians are playing important roles in our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and there are similarities between the SARS-2 virus and two coronaviruses that many livestock veterinarians know well. Dr. Saif, 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 about COVID-19, zoonotic reservoirs, and the expertise veterinarians bring to vaccine development.
  • The world-renowned Saif 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 1119, At The Meeting - Influenza, Interpreting The News From China

SwineCast 1119 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Dr. Marie Culhane, Professor of Veterinary Population Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Culhane joins the At The Meeting team to talk about a recent scientific paper on influenza that set off alarm bells worldwide. The paper characterized a known swine influenza strain previously found in China and Europe.
  • Dr. Culhane, 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), review the findings of recent research of influenza viruses, testing, immunity, and vaccines. They also discuss how our experience with influenza is similar and different from the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
  • '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 1114, At The Meeting - COVID-19 Creating Long-lasting Effects On Swine Industry

SwineCast 1114 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Mark Greenwood, Chief Diversified Markets Officer with Compeer Financial, on the impact Coronavirus / COVID-19 is having on the business of pork.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn from Greenwood that the Coronavirus / COVID-19-driven unpredictability and volatility in pig markets has left the industry confused and perhaps paralyzed. Greenwood predicts another wave of industry consolidations.
  • Mr. Greenwood is the latest guest on the 15th episode in a 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 1113, At The Meeting - State Veterinarians And The COVID-19 Response

SwineCast 1113 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison learns from Dr. Beth Thompson, Executive Director of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health, about how state veterinarians are helping producers through the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic challenges.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn how state veterinarians' roles have had to quickly adapt to helping people at all levels of government and business understand and work through pandemic challenges.
  • Dr. Thompson is the latest guest on the 14th episode in a 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 1112, At The Meeting - COVID-19's Impact on China's Swine Industry

SwineCast 1112 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Dr. Duan Lianmao and Art Xue of Riverstone Farms about COVID-19's impact on China's swine industry.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn about the cultural and production aspects of living with COVID-19 in China.
  • Dr. Duan Lianmao and Art Xue are the latest guests on the thirteenth in a 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 1111, At The Meeting - The US Government's Response To COVID-19's Agricultural Impacts

SwineCast 1111 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Rep. Collin Peterson, Minnesota's 7th Congressional district and Chair of the House Agriculture Committee, about the current U.S. Government's efforts to help pork producers during the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn about Peterson's priorities for near-term assistance, and ways to ensure a speedier, more effective governmental response to the next agricultural crisis event.
  • Rep. Peterson is the latest guest on the twelfth in a 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 1109, At The Meeting - COVID-19's Impact on Italy's Swine Industry

SwineCast 1109 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Dr. Gianpietro Sandri, a swine veterinarian with La Pellegrina, a division of Veronesi, about how the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Italy's pork producers.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), get an EU pork perspective on about how Northern Italy was affected early by COVID-19. Dr. Sandri says COVID-19's impact on Italy's producers has been less severe, but problems are building.
  • Dr. Sandri is the latest guest on the eleventh in a 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 1108, May Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1108 Show Notes:
  • This is the May 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, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, and Dr. Edison Magalhaes, chat with special guest Dr. Paul Yeske, Swine Vet Center, about some of the challenges facing the swine industry due to the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for May 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports
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