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SwineCast 1137, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 34

SwineCast 1137 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 34. 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. Clayton Johnson with Carthage Veterinary Services, discuss updates on swine disease detection and diagnosis.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 34, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1136, At The Meeting - China Swine Industry Confident Following COVID-19

SwineCast 1136 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks at how China's ability to reduce the incidence of COVID-19 has given their commercial swine industry the confidence to expand.
  • The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant) learn more about what life is like for workers in China's pork business with gusts Dr. Zhichun (Jason) Yan (New Hope Group) and Dr. John Deen (University of Minnesota).
  • '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 1135, The Squeal on Recruiting Employees, Part 3: Retention

SwineCast 1135 Show Notes:
  • This is part three of a three part series on recruiting employees, looking at recruitment processes and programs. Neal Paszkiewicz with Wakefield Pork, Kay Stinson of Seaboard Foods, and PICs Ashley Hengen talk about employees staying long term and understanding the turn over of employees.

SwineCast 1133, The Squeal on Recruiting Employees, Part 2: On-boarding

SwineCast 1133 Show Notes:
  • This is part two of a three part series on recruiting employees, looking at recruitment processes and programs. Neal Paszkiewicz with Wakefield Pork, Kay Stinson of Seaboard Foods, and PICs Ashley Hengen talk about hurdles in getting new employees comfortable and setup for success. Key focus is on training, getting people prepared, and being patient.

SwineCast 1132, November Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1132 Show Notes:
  • This is the November update from the 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.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares and Dr. Giovani Trevisan discuss with special guest Dr. Tara Donovan, Vice-President of Veterinary Management, The Hanor Company, how system vets conduct research, and apply research data back into production practices.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for November 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1131, The Squeal on Recruiting Employees, Part 1: Recruitment Processes and Programs

SwineCast 1131 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a three part series on recruiting employees, looking at recruitment processes and programs. Neal Paszkiewicz with Wakefield Pork, Kay Stinson of Seaboard Foods, and PICs Ashley Hengen talk about employee recruitment at a range of operations and what works for them.

10 Ways: How To Reduce Wean-To-Finish Mortality

10 ways to reduce wean-to-finish mortality and how to implement them10 ways to reduce wean-to-finish mortality and how to implement them From the 2020 Iowa Swine Day, Dr. Ryan Strobel and Dr. Chris Sievers of Swine Vet Center present details on their 10 ways to reduce wean-to-finish mortality: benchmarking, start on the right foot, flow plan, vaccination program, barn layout, feeding strategy, training, individual pig care, biosecurity, ventilation [video].

SwineCast 1129, October Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1129 Show Notes:
  • This is the October update from the 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.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares and Dr. Giovani Trevisan discuss with special guest Mr. Mark Schwartz (Director of Production Systems, Schwartz Farms) how production systems look at diagnostic testing and how those tests are incorporated into day to day decision making.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for October 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

Perspecitives on African Swine Fever Virus in China

Battling ASFV in China: The challenges, risks, and rewardsBattling ASFV in China: The challenges, risks, and rewards From the 2020 Iowa Swine Day, Dr. Joseph Yaros, Pipestone Veterinary Services, provides details and perspective dealing with the African Swine Fever virus. Key takeaways: ASF will be in China for a long time, sow inventories will return to normal levels at some point in the next 24 months, and production companies in China are building farms & repopulating as fast as possible to take advantage of good markets [video].

SwineCast 1128, September Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1128 Show Notes:
  • This is the September update from the 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.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares and Dr. Giovani Trevisan discuss with special guest Dr. Derald Holtkamp (Iowa State University) how disease monitoring helps understand trends and make decisions on the impacts diseases have on the business of pork.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for September 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports
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