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USDA Update on Implementation of ADTADT, Are We There Yet? Dr. Neil Hammerschmidt, USDA, presents information on animal disease traceability (ADT), its status, and what still needs to be worked on. Dr. Hammerschmidt shares that ADT is not a full traceability system. The rest of his presentation details the ADT system, what it does, and who is involved.

SwineCast 0832, Management Tips For PRDC And Maintaining Productivity

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Pork Academy National Pork Board Funded Research

Pork Academy National Pork Board Funded ResearchPork Academy One of the National Pork Board’s responsibilities is for Checkoff-funded research. The Pork Checkoff page of SwineCast highlights recent Checkoff-funded research that producers may find valuable on their farm.

Expert insights into PEDv

Expert insights into PEDvPEDv, Where Do We Stand? [audio] Three leading swine veterinarians and researchers give producers a timely, informative overview of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus. The experts will cover what the industry has learned about the disease's impact on production, herd immunity/exposure, diagnostics, mandatory reporting and other important topics [audio].

SwineCast 0827, Thoughts On Whole Herd Health Management - Noel Garbes

SwineCast 0827 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Noel Garbes of Bethany Swine Health Services discusses the importance of efficiently managing herds on an individual basis while maintaining the health standards expected by top producers.

SwineCast 0825, WPX - NPPC President Hill Recaps WPX Highlights

SwineCast 0825 Show Notes:
  • As the 2014 World Pork Expo drew to a close, finally caught up with producer and National Pork Producers Council President Dr Howard Hill for his take on the information and events of greatest importance.

What PED is Saying?

What PED is Saying... But Are We Listening?Listening? Dr. Dale Polson, Boehringer Ingelheim, presents a production and economic model to reflect the impacts of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv). Dr. Polson shares charts on how farms are bing impacted over time. One of the key take aways: For pork producers to get ahead of the disease and aim to really eliminate PEDV, there needs to be a higher degree of communication, cooperation, coordination, and collaboration than is the norm across the swine industry.

Success and Area Regional Control

The Success of the Area Regional Control ConceptSustaining Success Dr. Erin Johnson, Boehringer Ingelheim Technical Manager, talk about the area regional control (ARC) concept, how it works, and what it can do to help operations staff manage disease issues. Key is the ARC helps farms achieve greater sustained improvement in health and productivity in their neighborhood than any one can achieve on their own.

What Is Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus In North America?

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus In North AmericaPEDv & Diagnostic Labs Keeping Up Dr. Phil Gauger, Iowa State University, shares historical perspective on porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) and the changes that specific disease brought to the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine Laboratories. Dr. Gauger suggests that it is key to continue the collaborative efforts amongst the wide swine ecosystem participants if diseases like PEDv are to be eliminated.
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