2020 Minnesota Pork Congress

2020 Minnesota Pork Congress2020 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 28 - 29, 2020, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Presentations helped attendees learn about employee development, African Swine Fever, and the state of Minnesota Agriculture.

2020 Iowa Pork Congress

2020 Iowa Pork Congress2020 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22 - 23, 2020, Des Moines, IA USA. Panel presentations helped attendees learn about environmental stewardship, African Swine Fever in other countries, and farm operation risk management.

2019 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium

2019 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium2019 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium: Communicating The Science Of Responsible Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture, October 15-17, 2019, Ames, IA, USA. This series highlighted research and working group results that are aimed at helping reduce the use of antibiotics in animal agriculture.

SwineCast 1084, Keeping Your Animal Agriculture Operation Biosecure

SwineCast 1084 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Midwest Pork Conference in Indiana, Dr. Scott Dee, Pipestone Veterinary Services, offers approaches to help keep your operation biosecure.

SwineCast 1082, The Squeal With An African Swine Fever Roundtable

SwineCast 1082 Show Notes:

Pork Considerations To Incoporate Ideas From National Poultry Improvement Plan

Can Pork Reuse Ideas From Poultry?Can Pork Reuse Ideas From Poultry? Dr. Rodger Main, Iowa State University, looks at the the US poultry and egg industries National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) as a model of safeguarding and improving animal health for the US pork industry [video].

SwineCast 1078, Lessons From Indiana's Response To HPAI And How To Apply It To Swine

SwineCast 1078 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Carthage Swine Conference, Dr. Bret Marsh, Indiana's Chief State Veterinarian, share an example of how Indiana responded to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza and how the lesson's learned are being applied to future events like African Swine Fever.
  • See more from Dr. Marsh's presentation slides [PDF].

What Are The Risk Of ASF Virus Introductions In Other Inputs?

Risk of virus introduction in vitamins, soybean products, and other feed additivesRisk of virus introduction in vitamins, soybean products, and other feed additives Dr. Jennifer van de Ligt, University of Minnesota, shares the differences between hazard and risk as it relates to African Swine Fever, developing risk decision tools, and understanding emerging science around virus surrogates to help develop ASF detectors and defenses [video].

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].
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