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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.

SwineCast 1086, January Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1086 Show Notes:
  • From 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.

SwineCast 1085, Foreign Animal Disease Update

SwineCast 1085 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Midwest Pork Conference in Indiana, Dr. Scott Dee, Pipestone Veterinary Services, shares the story on the discovery that viruses can spread through feed.

SwineCast 1084, Keeping Your Animal Agriculture Operation Biosecure

SwineCast 1084 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Midwest Pork Conference in Indiana, Dr. Scott Dee, Pipestone Veterinary Services, offers approaches to help keep your operation biosecure.

SwineCast 1083, ATM - Conversations on African Swine Fever Detection, Vaccine Testing, and China Market Optimism

SwineCast 1083 Show Notes:
  • This 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison conversation comes after the Leman China Swine Conference held in November 2019 in Wuhan, China. While African Swine Fever is still very much a concern world wide, there was still lots of optimism at the Leman China Swine Conference due to the large opportunity for profitability.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzel (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica) are joined by Dr. John Deen (Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), where they discuss the trip to China and what they learned about African Swine Fever.

Understanding virus-host interactions to aid ASF vaccine development

African swine fever virus: understanding virus-host interactions to aid vaccine developmentAfrican swine fever virus: understanding virus-host interactions to aid vaccine development Dr. Ana Reis, Pirbright Institute, highlights the science on the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus. Dr. Reis further explains the approach to understanding the interaction between the ASF virus and its host and how that might help in developing an ASF vaccine [video].

SwineCast 1082, The Squeal With An African Swine Fever Roundtable

SwineCast 1082 Show Notes:

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].
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