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2020 Iowa Pork Congress

2020 Iowa Pork Congress2020 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22 - 23, 2020, Des Moines, IA USA. Panel presentations helped attendees learn about environmental stewardship, African Swine Fever in other countries, and farm operation risk management.

SwineCast 1088, At The Meeting - Batch Farrowing In Large Farms

SwineCast 1088 Show Notes:
  • This 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison conversation covers an old topic that is making a comeback: Batch Farrowing.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica) are joined by Dr. Daryl Olsen (Managing Partner with AMVC). The 'At The Meeting' group looks at how batch farrowing has come back as a production approach for pig dense locations.
  • Dr. Daryl Olsen also presented more information on batch farrowing at the 2019 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. See his presentation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0XEWflbxcs

2019 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium

2019 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium2019 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium: Communicating The Science Of Responsible Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture, October 15-17, 2019, Ames, IA, USA. This series highlighted research and working group results that are aimed at helping reduce the use of antibiotics in animal agriculture.

SwineCast 1087, The Squeal On Nutrient Access / Availability, Part 1: Feed Mills, Ingredients, And Pelleting

SwineCast 1087 Show Notes:

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.

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].

Pork Considerations To Incoporate Ideas From National Poultry Improvement Plan

Can Pork Reuse Ideas From Poultry?Can Pork Reuse Ideas From Poultry? Dr. Rodger Main, Iowa State University, looks at the the US poultry and egg industries National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) as a model of safeguarding and improving animal health for the US pork industry [video].

What Is Needed For Innovation In Pork?

Using Internal Research and Innovation to Enhance Value Across the Smithfield Pork ChainUsing Internal Research and Innovation to Enhance Value Across the Smithfield Pork Chain Dr. Terry Coffey, Chief Science And Technology Officer, Smithfield, provides context and background on how Smithfield develops innovation to provide value to their customers [video].
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