Working on Our Preparedness Dr. Paul Sundberg, Vice President, Science and Technology, National Pork Board, outlines what the past porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) has done to change approaches to dealing with animal diseases. Dr. Sundberg details the Swine Pathogen Matrix Project and the changes implemented to work through swine diseases as they appear and staying prepared.
Feed Biosecurity: A New Approach to PEDv Control - Dr. Scott Dee, DVM PhD, Director of Research, Pipestone Veterinary Services, from the 2015 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 21-22, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
Emerging Disease Response Planning Updates, Working on Our Preparedness - Dr. Paul Sundberg, Vice President, Science and Technology, National Pork Board, from the 2015 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 21-22, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
Neil Dierks, CEO of the National Pork Producers Council, conducts listening sessions whenever possible. This one took place at the 2015 MN Pork Congress. The sessions are closed to all but those producers in attendance but Neil shared some of the thoughts on industry issues afterwards.
A presentation from Purdue University's recent Water Community Conference highights the misperceptions consumers share when viewing their personal water usage. Accurately viewing an industry's water use and efficiency would seem to be a challenge after hearing these comments from Dr. Shahzeen Attari, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.