Education

Defining "The Greater Good" For The Pork Industry

Keynote Address: Challenges in Defining Keynote Address: Challenges in Defining "The Greater Good": An Integrated Pork Producer’s Perspective Dr. Gary Louis and Dr. Luc Dufresne, Seaboard Foods, share how their conversations with Dr. Bob Morrison helped them understand a better approach to understanding PEDv. One one the key takeaways is the idea of sharing industry lessons learned with others for a company, pork, and societal good [video].

Boehringer Ingelheim Science In Practice Reception

Science In Practice ReceptionScience In Practice Reception Boehringer Ingelheim remembered Dr. Bob Morrison in their pre-Allen D. Leman Conference Science In Practice Reception. Additionally, Dr. Bob Thompson, PIC, received the the Science in Practice Award [video].

Dr. Morrison As A Great Academic, Leader, Teacher, And Host

Tribute to Dr. Bob MorrisonTribute to Dr. Bob Morrison Dr. Trevor Ames and Dr. Gordon Spronk share their thoughts about Dr. Morrison, as a great academic, leader, teacher, and host [video].

Boehringer Ingelheim - Science In Practice Reception Before The Allen D. Leman Swine Conference


Science In Practice Reception - Boehringer Ingelheim, from the 2017 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 16-19, 2017, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Trevor Ames, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Tribute to Dr. Bob Morrison


Tribute to Dr. Bob Morrison - Dr. Trevor Ames, Dr. Gordon Spronk, from the 2017 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 16-19, 2017, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Gary Louis, Dr. Luc Dufresne - Challenges in Defining "The Greater Good": An Integrated Pork Producer’s Perspective


Keynote Address: Challenges in Defining "The Greater Good": An Integrated Pork Producer’s Perspective - Dr. Gary Louis, Dr. Luc Dufresne, with introduction by Dr. Bill Christianson, from the 2017 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 16-19, 2017, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

2017 Leman Swine Conference

2017 Leman Swine Conference2017 Leman Swine Conference Conversations throughout the Allen D. Leman Conference honored and mourned Dr. Bob Morrison with his family and the other families affected by the accident in March of this year, which took their lives. The conference-opening tribute by University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Trevor Ames, and Dr. Gordon Sponk, was a fitting reminder of Dr. Morrison's impact on a generation and industry. Held September 16-19, 2017, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

2017 World Pork Expo

2017 World Pork Expo2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA. From the PORK Academy were several presentations on the Pork Quality Initiative (What Ever Happened To Old Fashioned Taste And Tenderness? and Understanding Color, Ph, and Marbling) and how social media is used on pork farms (Social Media in Pork Production). Additional presentations shared the environmentals and economics of swine.

What Is Social Media in Pork Production?

Social Media in Pork Production - PORK AcademySocial Media in Pork Production - PORK Academy Erin Brenneman (Brenneman Farms), Logan Thornton (2017 Pig Farmer of Tomorrow), and Brad Greenway (2017 America's Pig Farmer of the Year) each share their experience of connecting with people outside of agriculture, telling their farm, family, and food story. Each panelist highlights their approach to social media and what kinds of topics they talk about [video].

Earning Consumer Trust

Farm to Fork: Healthy Animals, Healthy Food, Healthy PeopleFarm to Fork: Healthy Animals, Healthy Food, Healthy People Dr. Justin Ransom (Customer-Focused Supply Chain Strategist at McDonald's), Dr. Tamika Sims (International Food Information Council Foundation), and Dr. Carissa Odland (Pipestone Veterinary Services) each present a view on the farm to fork path of today and into the future.

Dr. Ransom shares the view of the supply chain and its evolution. Dr. Sims shares consumer focused feedback on food & health. And Dr. Odland shares examples of how producers can earn the trust of the consumers [video].
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