Nick Giordano Vice President and Counsel, Global Government Affairs for the National Pork Producers Council explains why Mandatory COOL action must be taken by the Senate to stop significant retaliation by Canada and Mexico.
How the industry is moving toward implementation of labeled use changes for antibiotics and discussing those changes with consumers and key retailers of pork products, NPPC Vice President of Industry Relations Dallas Hockman also looks at the mis-informed and misleading Consumer Reports antibiotic resistance article.
Dr. Michael Dyck from the University of Alberta discusses "Overhauling Reproductive Management in a Commercial Setting" from the pre-conference workshop at the 2015 Leman Conference. Good information and a good reason to add this pre-conference to your planning for Leman in 2016.
Chief veterinarian for the National Pork Producers Council, Dr. Liz Wagstrom discusses upcoming changes in managing herd health products, who needs to be involved in the record trail and what to watch for.
Dan Kovich, NPPC assistant director of Science and Technology shares outcomes of recent work on the new dietary guidelines (a serious over-reach avoided) and children's nutrition programs (important to maintain) and issues which may not be on the top of a producers agenda.
Dr. Marie Culhane, internationally recognized expert on influenza in swine, joins Dr. Bob Morrison on At The Meeting to discuss influenza from a producer's perspective and shed light on the naming conventions you may encounter. Part 1 of a 3 part series on Influenza from the Morrison Group.
Dr. Mike Apley, Professor, Production Medicine / Clinical Pharmacology at Kansas State, discusses working with government entities to reach positive outcomes in the antibiotic disease resistance battle.