Health & disease

Technology Tools Like CRISPR Are Pork Opportunities

Opportunities for Swine Genetic ImprovementOpportunities for Swine Genetic Improvement Thomas Titus, TriPork, Inc., shares the opportunities available for genetic improvements in swine through technologies like CRISPR. Some observations: 1) The conversation of biologic and genetic tools like CRISPR are happening and the agriculture livestock world needs to be engaged in the conversation continuously, 2) Collaboration is critical [video].

Being Prepared With Your Business Continuity Plan

Secure Pork SupplySecure Pork Supply Dr. Pam Zaabel, Iowa State University, reviews the Secure Pork Supply Plan and its key aspects. Dr. Zaabel also covers the status of several core initiatives and projects around vaccine stocks, surveillance, and the Secure Pork Supply website. Key message: "there's no harm in hoping for the best as long as you're prepared for the worst." [video].

Dr. George Foxcroft - Sow Lifetime Productivity


Sow Lifetime Productivity - Dr. George Foxcroft, University of Alberta, Canada, from the 2018 World Pork Expo, June 6 - 8, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Heather Kittrell - Antibiotic Use & Resistance


Antibiotic Use & Resistance - Dr. Heather Kittrell, Iowa State University, from the 2018 World Pork Expo, June 6 - 8, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Caitlyn Mullins - Euthanasia Research and Resources


Euthanasia Research and Resources - Caitlyn Mullins, North Carolina State University, from the 2018 World Pork Expo, June 6 - 8, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Jason Ross - Improving Sow Survivability


Improving Sow Survivability - Dr. Jason Ross, Iowa State University, from the 2018 World Pork Expo, June 6 - 8, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Pam Zaabel - Secure Pork Supply


Secure Pork Supply - Dr. Pam Zaabel, Iowa State University, from the 2018 World Pork Expo, June 6 - 8, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Thomas Titus - Opportunities for Swine Genetic Improvement


Opportunities for Swine Genetic Improvement - Thomas Titus, TriPork, Inc., from the 2018 World Pork Expo, June 6 - 8, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

SwineCast 1023, Dr. Mark Cigan on CRISPR in the development of pig traits and dealing with specific swine diseases

SwineCast 1023 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Mark Cigan, Trait Development Director Genus plc, talks about how CRISPR can be used in the development of pig traits and the future of CRISPR in dealing with specific swine diseases.

SwineCast 1022, Dr. Tom Gillespie says leadership and technology are key to the future pig care

SwineCast 1022 Show Notes:
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