Policy

SwineCast 1067, Understanding Producer Incentives and Thinking On Biosecurity Investments

SwineCast 1067 Show Notes:

Understanding Human Behavior In Biosecurity Decision Making

Explanation And Demonstration Of Agent-Based Models (ABM) That Account For Human BehaviorExplanation And Demonstration Of Agent-Based Models (ABM) That Account For Human Behavior University of Vermont's Dr. Gabriela Bucini, Dr. Eric Clark, and Mr. Ollin Langle describe a tool to help to visualize the dynamics of swine diseases and how they spread, and to better understand how human behavior affects the transmission of swine diseases [video].

SwineCast 1057, Don't Fear the Future: A Discussion About the Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

SwineCast 1057 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Boehringer Ingelheim AASV Pre-Symposium on March 8 in Orlando, FL:
    • In this special SwineCast, a special panel discusses the issues of critical importance today with the pork industry and thoughts on the future.
    • The panel includes Dr. Dave Bomgaars (President at RC Family Farms and Orange City Veterinary Clinic), Dr. Jim Lowe (Associate Professor and Director of the i-Learning Center, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois), and Bill Davis (Boehringer Ingelheim Director of Government Affairs). The panel is moderated by Dr. John Waddell (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Senior Professional Services Veterinarian).

Panel - Don’t Fear the Future

Don’t Fear the Future: A Discussion About the Challenges and Opportunities AheadA Discussion About the Challenges and Opportunities Ahead In a panel moderated by Dr. John Waddell (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Senior Professional Services Veterinarian), Dr. Dave Bomgaars (President at RC Family Farms and Orange City Veterinary Clinic), Dr. Jim Lowe (Associate Professor and Director of the i-Learning Center, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois), and Bill Davis (Boehringer Ingelheim Director of Government Affairs) discuss the issues of critical importance today with the pork industry and thoughts on the future [video].

The D.C. Download: An Update on Government Regulations

The D.C. Download: An Update on Government RegulationsUpdates on Government Regulations and Future Elections Bill Davis, Boehringer Ingelheim Director of Government Affairs, reviews the 2018 election activity, impacts on regulation and policy, and what it might mean for the 2020 election [video].

SwineCast 1055, Update on The USDA Animal Disease Tractability Program

SwineCast 1055 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 National Institute for Animal Agriculture Annual meeting in Des Moines, Iowa, Gregory Ibach, the USDA Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, provides a high level update on the USDA animal disease tractability program.

2019 NIAA Annual Conference

2019 NIAA Annual Conference2019 NIAA Annual Conference, Animal Agriculture - Innovation, Technology, & Consumer Engagement, April 8 - 11, 2019, Des Moines, IA, USA. Panel presentations helped attendees learn about livestock traceability, agriculture innovation and entrepreneurship, and communicating with people about science.

Divining Possible Pork Trade Futures

Pork Trade UpdatePork Trade Update From the 2019 Minnesota Pork Congress: Erin Borror, United States Meat Export Federation, provides highlights on the key trade issues and what data is available to help divine what will happen next [video].

What Is The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s Permitting Process?

Navigating the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s Permitting ProcessNavigating the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s Permitting Process George Schwint Jr. and Chuck Peterson, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, outline details on how to connect with the Minnesota permitting process when it comes to expanding or changing your farm operations [video].

Ready? Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness

Foreign Animal Disease PreparednessForeign Animal Disease Preparedness Dr. Patrick Webb, National Pork Board, provides an update on the actions all farm operations should be doing to be vigilant, observant, and ready when a foreign animal disease happens on their farm [video].
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