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SwineCast 1042, US & China Trade Future Insights with Brett Stuart of Global AgriTrends

SwineCast 1042 Show Notes:
  • From the 2018 Midwest Pork Conference comes timely insight on the US & China trade future with Brett Stuart of Global AgriTrends. Brett highlights the current state of the ag economy with insights on trade politics and market positions.
  • Brett suggests to watch for if (and when) a pork gap emerges. He also states 2019 pork exports would need to increase 20% to keep per capita supplies steady with 2018, which are record high.

2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference

2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15 - 18, 2018, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. African Swine Fever was a key talking point, with four special presentations [presentation play list] sharing the risks and issues with the virus.

Pathogens Travel In Food For Humans Too

Cool logic; solving a norovirus outbreak in a commercially-distributed foodCool Logic; Solving A Norovirus Outbreak In A Commercially-distributed Food Alida Sorenson shares how the connection of a human pathogen to food, combined with the ability to store food a long time and be traded globally, allow pathogens to go farther and impact more people. Using a case study of norovirus in ice-cream in Minnesota, Ms. Sorenson traces how the clues came together and what the response teams had to do to identify, contain, and eliminate the norovirus [video].

SwineCast 1040, ATM - Going In-Depth on African Swine Fever

SwineCast 1040 Show Notes:
  • In this episode of At The Meeting Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison, discussion continues on African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreaks in China and Europe.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell, Dr. Tom Wetzell, and Dr. Gordon Spronk have an important conversation about the impact of ASF on the global swine industry, and what it could mean if it reaches the United States.
  • The cohosts sit down with Dr. José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid to discuss the history of the disease and the work he and his team have done to combat ASF, such as developing laboratory tests to aid in diagnosis and control.
  • "African swine fever is, in general, an underestimated disease that many people don’t understand," says Dr. Sánchez-Vizcaíno. "But one of the keys to fighting ASF is an early-detection system."

Dr. Chris Oura - African Swine Fever – a real and present global threat


African Swine Fever – a real and present global threat - Dr. Chris Oura, from the 2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, 2018, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Gustavo Lopez - African Swine Fever (ASF) experiences in a large commercial system


African Swine Fever (ASF) experiences in a large commercial system - Dr. Gustavo Lopez, from the 2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, 2018, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Scott Dee - Risk of African Swine Fever (ASF) virus in feed and mitigation strategies


Risk of African Swine Fever (ASF) virus in feed and mitigation strategies - Dr. Scott Dee, from the 2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, 2018, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Bill Pomputius - Antimicrobial Resistance in Human Medicine - Impact and Stewardship


Antimicrobial Resistance in Human Medicine - Impact and Stewardship - Dr. Bill Pomputius, from the 2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, 2018, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Noelle Noyes - Antimicrobial Use and Antimicrobial Resistance - How Will We Ever Understand It?


Antimicrobial Use and Antimicrobial Resistance - How Will We Ever Understand It? - Dr. Noelle Noyes, from the 2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, 2018, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Patrick Webb - African Swine Fever (ASF) awareness, prevention & response efforts at the national level


African Swine Fever (ASF) awareness, prevention & response efforts at the national level - Dr. Patrick Webb, from the 2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, 2018, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

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