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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 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.

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 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.

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].

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.
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