Preparing for potential and emerging swine diseases: Swine Health Information Center Update - Dr. Paul Sundberg, Executive Director, Swine Health Information Center, from the 2016 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 18 - 20, 2016, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
2016 Minnesota Pork Congress January 18 - 20, 2016, Minneapolis, MN, USA, focused the challenging price environment causing producers to seek efficiency improvements and maximize productivity. There was also strong interest and well-attended presentations included the special panel on "The Future of Antibiotic Use".
Swine Health And Future The 2015 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference was the focus of various swine health & disease issues plus research to help both veterinarians and farm management /staff. Also this year, the Pijoan Lectures continue with Dr. Linda Saif sharing info on coronaviruses and their global threats to humans and animals and Dr. Carol Cardona providing a review of the H5N2 epidemic [fyi link].
What Will Guidance 213 Mean To Producers For Antibiotic Use Dr. Liz Wagstrom, Chief Veterinarian, National Pork Producers Council, says that while the rules for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Veterinary Feed Directive #213 are available, there are specifics that need clarity. Dr. Wagstrom provides some insight into the current thinking of the guidance document and what impacts pork producers, veterinarians, and others with in the business of pork need to understand. Dr. Wagstrom says implementation of the rule will require a collaborative effort and compliance guidance written by FDA will further clarify specific issues [video].
NPPC's Assistant Vice President and Domestic Policy & Counsel, Michael Formica, walks us through the status of the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) regulatory trail and asks for your help in getting congressional action to stop the Environmental Protection Agency land grab.
2015 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium Stewardship: From Metrics to Management, November 3-5, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Human and animal health experts came together in Atlanta, GA to discuss issues related to antibiotic resistance and to work toward increased antibiotic stewardship, in both human medicine and animal health.
Antibiotic Stewardship Human and animal health experts came together in Atlanta, GA to discuss issues related to antibiotic resistance and to work toward increased antibiotic stewardship, in both human medicine and animal health. Throughout the dialogue, attention was focused on specific areas which can be measured in order to verify the progress made in reducing antimicrobial resistance.
Convened by the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) and supported by several industry stakeholders, commodity groups, and public health entities, this national symposium brought together a broad cross-section of professionals to share relevant science and develop consensus on those key areas in which the most progress may be made [Conference Connection].