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SwineCast 1119, At The Meeting - Influenza, Interpreting The News From China

SwineCast 1119 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Dr. Marie Culhane, Professor of Veterinary Population Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Culhane joins the At The Meeting team to talk about a recent scientific paper on influenza that set off alarm bells worldwide. The paper characterized a known swine influenza strain previously found in China and Europe.
  • Dr. Culhane, along with Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), review the findings of recent research of influenza viruses, testing, immunity, and vaccines. They also discuss how our experience with influenza is similar and different from the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
  • '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 1114, At The Meeting - COVID-19 Creating Long-lasting Effects On Swine Industry

SwineCast 1114 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Mark Greenwood, Chief Diversified Markets Officer with Compeer Financial, on the impact Coronavirus / COVID-19 is having on the business of pork.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn from Greenwood that the Coronavirus / COVID-19-driven unpredictability and volatility in pig markets has left the industry confused and perhaps paralyzed. Greenwood predicts another wave of industry consolidations.
  • Mr. Greenwood is the latest guest on the 15th episode in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • '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 1113, At The Meeting - State Veterinarians And The COVID-19 Response

SwineCast 1113 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison learns from Dr. Beth Thompson, Executive Director of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health, about how state veterinarians are helping producers through the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic challenges.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn how state veterinarians' roles have had to quickly adapt to helping people at all levels of government and business understand and work through pandemic challenges.
  • Dr. Thompson is the latest guest on the 14th episode in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • '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 1111, At The Meeting - The US Government's Response To COVID-19's Agricultural Impacts

SwineCast 1111 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Rep. Collin Peterson, Minnesota's 7th Congressional district and Chair of the House Agriculture Committee, about the current U.S. Government's efforts to help pork producers during the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn about Peterson's priorities for near-term assistance, and ways to ensure a speedier, more effective governmental response to the next agricultural crisis event.
  • Rep. Peterson is the latest guest on the twelfth in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • '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 1107, At The Meeting - The Reality of How Work And Community Intersect

SwineCast 1107 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison learns from Julie Anna Potts, President and CEO of the North American Meat Institute, on how she is focused on finding a way to replace our fear of a COVID-19 infection with an understanding of the pandemic's true health risks.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), have a conversation with Potts on how we got here and other important issues confronting meat processors.
  • Potts is the latest guest on the tenth in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1103, At The Meeting - A Veterinarian Coping With COVID-19

SwineCast 1103 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison shares a veterinarian's view on coping with COVID-19.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), are joined by Dr. Darin Madson, veterinarian with JBS Live Pork, to discuss how his team is putting all their options on the table as they confront the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the pork industry.
  • Madson is the latest guest on the sixth in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • '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 1102, At The Meeting - Facing The Swine Production Realities Of COVID-19

SwineCast 1102 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison discusses making difficult decisions during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), are joined by guest John Schwartz, CEO and President of Schwartz Farms.
  • In the midst of making difficult decisions, Schwartz made time to talk with the 'At The Meeting' hosts. Schwartz describes the multiple actions his team is taking to ramp down production and confront the reality of euthanasia.
  • "A good business has to make difficult decisions," Schwartz says.
  • This is the fifth in a series of recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry. "At the Meeting, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison" is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc..
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