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At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison

At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison The latest information and research about swine health and production from industry professionals and veterinarians, delivered in a form to help you maximize your time.

Can We Find A Faster Alternative For Creating Recombinant ASFV In Field Strains?

Deletion of a novel gene in African swine fever virus produces complete attenuation and protection against current outbreak strain ASFV-GeorgiaDeletion of a novel gene in African swine fever virus produces complete attenuation and protection against current outbreak strain ASFV-Georgia Dr. Douglas Gladue, Plum Island, USDA, shares African Swine Fever virus background and research progress toward disease preventions through possible vaccines [video].

Why should we focus our attention to PRRSV in growing pigs?

Why should we focus our attention to PRRSV in growing pigs?Why should we focus our attention to PRRSV in growing pigs? Dr. Montse Torremorell, University of Minnesota, shares what is being learned and highlights the implications for making progress on shifting PRRS research to focus on the grow/finish phase of production [video].

Update On Immune Response To PRRSV

The adaptive immune response to PRRSVThe adaptive immune response to PRRSV Dr. Tobias Kaeser, North Carolina State University, delivers the 2019 Michael P. Murtaugh Memorial Lecture in Immunology at the 2019 North American PRRS/NC-229 Symposium, on PRRS, Emerging, and Foreign Diseases of Swine, held in conjunction with the 2019 CRWAD Conference, November 2 - 3, 2019, Chicago, IL, USA [video].

Pork Considerations To Incoporate Ideas From National Poultry Improvement Plan

Can Pork Reuse Ideas From Poultry?Can Pork Reuse Ideas From Poultry? Dr. Rodger Main, Iowa State University, looks at the the US poultry and egg industries National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) as a model of safeguarding and improving animal health for the US pork industry [video].

How To Keep Virus Out Of Feeds?

What can we do? Methods to keep viruses out of the feed supply chainWhat can we do? Methods to keep viruses out of the feed supply chain Dr. Cassandra Jones, Kansas State University, details the risks of virus getting into feed and steps that need to be considered [video].

How To Model Risk Of Virus In Feeds

A new model for evaluating the ability of additives to reduce the risk of viral contaminated feedA new model for evaluating the ability of additives to reduce the risk of viral contaminated feed Dr. Scott Dee, Pipestone Applied Research, outlines a new model to help producers be better at heading goff virus infections through feed [video].

What Is Needed For Innovation In Pork?

Using Internal Research and Innovation to Enhance Value Across the Smithfield Pork ChainUsing Internal Research and Innovation to Enhance Value Across the Smithfield Pork Chain Dr. Terry Coffey, Chief Science And Technology Officer, Smithfield, provides context and background on how Smithfield develops innovation to provide value to their customers [video].

SwineCast 1080, The Squeal on Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 3

SwineCast 1080 Show Notes:
  • Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 3 of 3: In this third part of a three part series on the evolution of genetics and nutrition, the panel discusses "What does the future hold for swine genetics and nutrition?". On the panel Dr. John Patience (Iowa State University), Dr. William Herring (PIC's Director Of Global Development), and Dr. Uislei Orlando (PIC's Global Nutrition Director).

SwineCast 1079, The Squeal on Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 2

SwineCast 1079 Show Notes:
  • Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 2 of 3: In this second part of a three part series on the evolution of genetics and nutrition, the panel discusses "What new metric is of greatest value to you?". On the panel Dr. John Patience (Iowa State University), Dr. William Herring (PIC's Director Of Global Development), and Dr. Uislei Orlando (PIC's Global Nutrition Director).
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