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SwineCast 1147, What Does 2021 and 2022 Look Like For The Swine Disease Reporting System?

SwineCast 1147 Show Notes:
  • The Swine Disease Reporting System Team takes a break to share how the system is working and what is planned for 2021 & 2022.
  • Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, and Dr. Giovani Trevisan, chat with SwineCast about how the SDRS has worked these last couple years, what are their biggest concerns around swine diseases, and what’s next for the Swine Disease Reporting System.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 36, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1143, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 36

SwineCast 1143 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 36. 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, and Dr. Giovani Trevisan look back at 2020, plus provide an update on swine disease data through Jan 2021.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 36, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1142, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 35

SwineCast 1142 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 35. 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. Deborah Murray with New Fashion Pork, discuss PRRSv and PEDv strategies and lessons learned.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 35, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

The State Of Pork Today

Swine Industry Expectations, Innovations & TransformationsSwine Industry Expectations, Innovations & Transformations In this panel of swine experts, questions are discussed about handling disease emergencies at a national level, who are the trusted sources of information about the food supply, and the public perceptions of agriculture and how to respond.

Moderator Neil Dierks, CEO National Pork Producers Council, and panelists Dr. Tom Burkgren, Executive Director, American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Jan Hueber, General Manager and Co-Owner, Great Plains Management; and Bob Ruth, President, Country View Family Farms [video].

Using Complexity Theory To Understand Swine Vaccine Responses

 The Importance of Tissue-Level ActivityThe Chaos of Vaccine Responses: The Importance of Tissue-Level Activity Dr. David Hurley, Department of Large Animal Medicine, University of Georgia, dives into the science and physiology of tissue level activity and using Chaos Theory (or Complexity Theory if you prefer) to understand vaccine responses. This presentation shares detailed illustrations that explain tissue level events (their duration and strength plus their diversity).

One key takeaway is vaccines are able to protect target tissues other than the vaccine site because once ordered and produced in effective quantity and for the right challenge, the products will enter all body tissues expressing damage and danger. [video].

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus – history, impacts, control

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) – history, impacts, controlHave You Reviewed PEDV With Your Team? Dr. Paul Thomas, AMVC, provides a review of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV), specifically PEDV characteristics, introduction and spread in the US, impacts of PEDV, and controlling PEDV. Dr. Thomas details several of the key actions operations should take to prevent the spread of PEDV, focusing on cleanliness, sanitation, and strong biosecurity protocols. Key take away: transportation cleanliness is one area that is a must for all operations.

Staying Ahead Of The Wave

Working On Our Preparedness, Producer UpdatePreparation Always Forefront Dr. Paul Sundberg, Science & Technology, National Pork Board, shares thoughts on the state of preparedness of pork operations for animal diseases, like porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv). While the mystery of how PEDv came into the USA is still unknown, discovery of PEDV has created the opportunity to implement and improve communication, coordination, and collaboration. Dr. Sundberg outlines the value of the Swine Health Information Center and the Center's next steps.

You can't inspect your way to freedom or inspect your way to protection

150305_PorkForum_Update_Wagstrom-400w.jpgNational Disease Response Plan Dr. Liz Wagstrom, Chief Veterinarian, National Pork Producers Council, provides an update on the pork emerging diseases response plan. Dr. Wagstrom shares information on the projects others are also doing and how they tie together. One of the key areas of improvement resulting from the outbreak of PEDv was communication consistency and protocol. Dr. Wagstrom also highlights the risk assessments completed, the swine disease matrix development, and the "strengthening the boarders" project.

Animal Diseases: State Veterinarian Perspective

State Veterinarian Perspective/Regulations on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease (SECD)Understanding Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease Dr. David Schmitt, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, shares a state veterinarian perspective on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease (SECD). Dr. Schmitt also provides an update on SECD in Iowa and what steps are being done to monitor and reduce risks of getting SECD on farms. Dr. Schmitt offers additional steps farms need to take for transportation washing and sample testing.

Emerging Disease Response Planning

Emerging Disease Response PlanningBeing Vigilant Dr. Patrick Webb, National Pork Board, shares how planning and preparedness is being modified to be ready for the next foreign and emerging animal diseases. The emergence of PEDv required many plans and tools to be built from the ground up, which took more time than anticipated. Based on those PEDv experiences, Dr. Webb outlines the new frameworks and planning tools being put in place by industry, organizations, and government.
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