Health & disease

SwineCast 1145, At The Meeting - Emerging PRRS Virus 144 Raises Risk

SwineCast 1145 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks into preliminary data revealing that wean-to-finish operations are perhaps at greatest risk from the PRRS 144 virus that emerged last fall in the Upper Midwest.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guests Mark Schwartz (Schwartz Farms) and Dr. Cesar Corzo (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), discuss the latest field observations and data, including that mortality rates appear to be highly variable.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

Managing Pork Operations During The Pandemic

How the Swine Community Met COVID Challenges How the Swine Community Met COVID Challenges A panel of those involved in slowing pig growth, depopulation protocols, and composting efforts talk about what was learned in 2020, and how that may apply to future challenges. From the 2021 Iowa Pork Congress, Virtual Event, January 27 - 28, 2021 [video].

Marketing Tools To Help Your Operation

New Marketing Tools for Pork ProducersNew Marketing Tools for Pork Producers Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Livestock Economist Lee Schulz leads a discussion that explores new marketing tools and resources that became available to pig farmers in 2020. From the 2021 Iowa Pork Congress, Virtual Event, January 27 - 28, 2021 [video].

SwineCast 1144, At The Meeting - Rise Of A New Salmonella Strain In Swine And Human Health

SwineCast 1144 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks at the landscape of a new salmonella strain in swine and human health, which is challenging continued on-farm use of antimicrobials.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant) discuss strategies with Dr. Albert Rovira (University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory) and Dr. Locke Karriker (Iowa State University) to sustain veterinary access to important therapeutics.
  • Drs. Rovira and Karriker are the latest guests on the 'At The Meeting' series of podcasts that are available on Swinecast.com.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1143, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 36

SwineCast 1143 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 36. 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.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, and Dr. Giovani Trevisan look back at 2020, plus provide an update on swine disease data through Jan 2021.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 36, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1142, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 35

SwineCast 1142 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 35. 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.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, along with special guest Dr. Deborah Murray with New Fashion Pork, discuss PRRSv and PEDv strategies and lessons learned.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 35, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

"F" words of agriculture: farming, food, fights, fair trade, foodies, feelings, food police, finance, and the future

The Business of AgricultureThe Business of Agriculture Professional speaker and economist Damian Mason addresses the "F" words of agriculture: farming, food, fights, fair trade, foodies, feelings, food police, finance, and the future of the industry. His presentation also addresses the current news and developments in agriculture. From the 2021 Iowa Pork Congress, Virtual Event, January 27 - 28, 2021 [video].
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