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SwineCast 0810, Pork Industry Forum - NPB President Richter Shares Thoughts From Podium

SwineCast 0810 Show Notes:
  • National Pork Board President Karen Richter shares her view of the industry with attendees at the 2014 National Pork Industry Forum in Kansas City.

PEDV and PPRS Update

The Dreaded Ps of Pork Production - PRRS and PEDVDo You Know Your Ps? Dr. Pete Lasley, Murphy-Brown of Missouri, LLC, covers basic information on PRRS and PEDV to help farm management and staff better manage their herds. Dr. Lasley also provides a timely update on PEDV in North America.

Stay Ahead of Your Lagoons

Lagoon Management Panel DiscussionAre Your Lagoons Working? Jerry Foster, Environmental Manager, Cargill, moderates a panel discussion about lagoon management. The panel looks at how to stay focused on applying state and federal regulations into day to day farm operations. Panel tips provided can also help improve your staff's productivity.

Dr. Steve Meyer - Meat/Poultry Economic Update & Outlook


Meat/Poultry Economic Update & Outlook - Dr. Steve Meyer, Paragon Economics, Inc., from the 2014 Missouri Pork Expo , February 11 - 12, 2014, Columbia, MO, USA.

Jeff Browning, David Stephens, Michael Heaton, and Jerry Foster - Lagoon Management Panel Discussion


Lagoon Management Panel Discussion - Jeff Browning, David Stephens, Michael Heaton, and Jerry Foster, from the 2014 Missouri Pork Expo , February 11 - 12, 2014, Columbia, MO, USA.

2014 Iowa Pork Congress

2014 Iowa Pork Congress2014 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22-23, Des Moines, IA, USA. Heightened interest in animal health, specifically Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) continued to dominate seminar sessions in Iowa. Dr. Butch Baker and Dr. Rodger Main provided a PEDV update to standing room only session plus Eldon McAfee confirmed another year without a pork nuisance case in Iowa courts.

Addressing Concerns On PEDV

Understanding PEDv: Diagnostics, Impacts & Biosecurity Q&APEDV Q&A Dr. Rodger Main, Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, Iowa State University, and Dr. Butch Baker, Iowa Pork Industry Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, address questions from the audience on the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) outbreak in the USA. Some of the questions revolve about approaches to PEDV reporting and how to interpret PEDV symptoms as it relates to immunity or infections.

Jim Wiesemeyer - Washington Update: Will Dysfunctional Washington Ever Function


Washington Update: Will Dysfunctional Washington Ever Function - Jim Wiesemeyer, Informa Economics, from the 2014 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22-23, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Eldon McAfee - Iowa Regulations & Nuisance Case Update


Iowa Regulations & Nuisance Case Update - Eldon McAfee, Beving, Swanson & Forrest, P.C., from the 2014 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22-23, Des Moines, IA, USA.

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