Management

Panel Q & A - Building on the best practices of Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Control


Building on the best practices of Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Control - Panel Q & A with Dr. Bob Morrison, University of Minnesota; Dr. Carles Vilalta, University of Minnesota; Dr. Daniel Linhares, Iowa State University, Swine Health and Productivity; and Dr. Jim Lowe, University of Illinois, from the 2016 North American PRRS Symposium, December 3‐4, 2016, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Bob Morrison, Dr. Carles Vilalta - Update from Swine Health Monitoring Project (SHMP)


Update from Swine Health Monitoring Project (SHMP) - Dr. Bob Morrison, University of Minnesota; Dr. Carles Vilalta, University of Minnesota, from the 2016 North American PRRS Symposium, December 3‐4, 2016, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Jim Lowe - Big data and models: Are they really useful in disease management?


Big data and models: Are they really useful in disease management? - Dr. Jim Lowe, University of Illinois, from the 2016 North American PRRS Symposium, December 3‐4, 2016, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Meggan Bandrick - The latest on Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV)


The latest on Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) - Dr. Meggan Bandrick, Zoetis, from the 2016 North American PRRS Symposium, December 3‐4, 2016, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

On The Ground Perspective: Common Swine Industry Audit

Common Swine Industry AuditCommon Swine Industry Audit Emily Erickson, New Fashion Pork, and Brian Zimmerman, Zimmerman Hog Farms, provide a large and small operation point of view on having one or more Common Swine Industry Audits at their farms. Ms. Erickson shared her experiences of multiple audits and how each one has helped improve their operations and refine their approaches. Mr. Zimmerman said you can never be 100% and that each audit is an opportunity to learn and improve. Via the Q & A time Ms. Erickson and Mr. Zimmerman help explain their approaches and dealing with audits [video].

Avoiding Disasters: Caring, Training, and Culture

Three Essential Steps to Avoiding A Health, Safety, & Environmental DisasterThree Essential Steps to Avoiding A Health, Safety, & Environmental Disaster Karen Hoare, National Pork Board, talks about developing an approach to employee safety through caring, training, and culture. Ms.  Hoare shares information on the National Pork Board's tools (Safe Pig Handling and Employee Safety Toolkit) to help create a safe environment for both people and animals [video].

SwineCast 0947, Producer Role In Judicious Antibiotic Use

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Can We Define A Model Of Metrics For Antibiotics and Resistance?

The NIAA Effort: Learning from the June RoundtableLearning From The NIAA Antibiotic June Roundtable Dr. Christopher Braden, Deputy Director, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC, presents a model of metrics to understand the judicious use of antibiotics experience in human health. Dr. Braden outlines several metrics categories: antibiotic Use with prescription data, antibiotic stewardship with facility data, and antibiotic-resiatance trends and spread with microbiologic data. Dr. Braden highlights several example metric and reporting projects, like the community antibiotic prescribing rates per 1000 population in the United States [video].

What Are The Medically Important Antimicrobials in Animal Agriculture?

Medically Important Antimicrobials in Animal AgricultureMedically Important Antimicrobials in Animal Agriculture Dr. Michael Murphy, Veterinary Medical Officer, Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM), FDA, shares several policy and regulatory updates with respect to the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). Dr. Murphy leads with the changes being made and continues with listing drugs that are effected and those that are not, specifics of the VFD, and a timeline on when regulations will be implemented [video].

NIAA Antibiotic Symposium Welcome and Opening Comments

Welcome and Opening CommentsWelcome and Opening Comments Dr. Steve Solomon, Principle, Global Public Health Consulting; Dr. Eric Moore, Norbrook, Inc.; and Dr. Scott Vernon, Professor, Agricultural Communications, California Polytechnic State University, opens up the event and the conversations for the 2016 NIAA Symposium - Antibiotic Use - Working Together For Better Solutions [video].
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