The Future of Antibiotic Use In the panel titled "The Future of Antibiotic Use" Dr. Paul Ruen, Dr. Laura Bruner, and Dr. Peter Davies take on questions on what the veterinary feed directives will do to pork farm operations. On of the key panel question centered around collecting data to better understand the impacts of the regulations. Key take aways include: collaboration across all species is important to help improve animal health, meet consumer expectations, and protect people from further antibiotic resistance health issues [video].
Water Regulations Update: Waters of the United States and Buffer Strips - Warren Formo, Minnesota Agriculture Water Resource Center; Joe Smentek, Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, from the 2016 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 18 - 20, 2016, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
The future of Antibiotic Use: Are you, your feed mill and veterinarian ready for January 1, 2017? How did we get here? What does it mean? - Dr. Paul Ruen, Fairmont Veterinary Clinic, from the 2016 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 18 - 20, 2016, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
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].