Education

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].

SwineCast 1065, African Swine Fever Prevention and Preparedness Makes Great Strides

SwineCast 1065 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Paul Sundberg, Swine Health Information Center, shares with Bruce Cochrane of Farmscape how state animal health officials and industry are working together in both African Swine Fever (ASF) prevention and preparedness.

SwineCast 1062, What Is Emerging Technology In Animal Agriculture?

SwineCast 1062 Show Notes:
  • Andy Brudtkuhl, Director of Emerging Technologies at the National Pork Board, shares how the NPB is helping pork producers learn about and apply of emerging technology to help advance their businesses.

SwineCast 1061, Vitamins Are Key And What Do Producers Want From Their Veterinarians

SwineCast 1061 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 American Association of Swine Veterinarians, a series of conversations with experts on vitamins for pigs and market research showing what producers want from their veterinarians.
    • Dr. Rob Stuart with Stuart Products, Inc. sharing how vitamins are key to health pigs.
    • Next, Russ Siakel with Corey Grass Consulting highlights market research showing what producers want from the veterinarians.

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].

SwineCast 1056, Finding Good Employees, ASF Risk Assessments, and Social Media For Veterinarians

SwineCast 1056 Show Notes:
  • From 2019 American Association of Swine Veterinarians:
    • Jonathon Hoek from Premier BioSource and Summit Precision Production, shares how to find good employees.
    • Dr. Megan Schnur with Norbrook, Inc. helps us understand the value of reviewing the risks of African Swine Fever coming on to your farm through feed, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceutical products.
    • Megan Kuhn with Elanco on how social media can be helpful for swine veterinarians.

Helping Connect Pork With Consumers

Pork on the Menu!Pork on the Menu! A panel with chefs and food experts talks about how pork is thought of on menus and what chefs are doing to engage consumers around food with pork [video].

Finding Great People, Keeping Them Engegaed At Work

Where To Find And How To Retain Great EmployeesWhere To Find And How To Retain Great Employees Erin Wagoner, The Maschhoffs, talks about how finding good employees is about developing culture that encourages employees to thrive and share their experiences with those outside the company [video].

2019 Missouri Pork Expo

2019 Missouri Pork Expo2019 Missouri Pork Expo, February 12 - 13, 2019, Columbia, MO, USA. Presentations helped attendees learn about Foreign Animal Diseases, the Economics of Manure Handling & Application, and Where To Find And How To Retain Great Employees.

2019 Minnesota Pork Congress

2019 Minnesota Pork Congress2019 Minnesota Pork Congress, February 5 - 6, 2019, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Presentations helped attendees learn about African Swine Fever, consumer preferences, and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s Permitting Process.
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