production

Are Pork Producers Productive?

Pork Industry Productivity AnalysisData Helps Inform on Productivity Dr. Ken Stalder, Iowa State University, provides updates to this year's summary on pork production productivity. Utilizing anonymous data from 2008 to 2013, Dr. Stalder shares benchmark data points to help producers better understand the pork business and seek to improve their own operations.

Animal Welfare During a Disease Outbreak

Animal Welfare During a Disease OutbreakWhat Happens If a Disease Outbreak Occurs? Dr. Patrick Webb, Director - Swine Health Programs, National Pork Board, points out the choke points in the process of an animal disease outbreak occurring. Dr. Webb goes through specifics of how an outbreak is monitored and managed over time. He recommends that farms provide accurate information, have secure supply plans, and that industry continue to provide duration and resources.

Dr. Patrick Webb - Animal Welfare During a Disease Outbreak


Animal Welfare During a Disease Outbreak - Dr. Patrick Webb, Director - Swine Health Programs, National Pork Board, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Barb Masters - Emergency Preparedness and Response


Emergency Preparedness and Response - Dr. Barb Masters, Senior Policy Advisor, OFW Law, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Lindsey Holmstrom - Feral Swine and Foreign and Emerging Animal Diseases


Feral Swine and Foreign and Emerging Animal Diseases - Dr. Lindsey Holmstrom; Diagnostic Epidemiologist, Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Center, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Mr. Neil Hammerschmidt - USDA-APHIS IT Update


USDA-APHIS IT Update - Mr. Neil Hammerschmidt, Manager, Animal Disease Traceability, USDA/APHIS/ VS, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Ms. Deborah Perkins - Financial Impact of Tomorrow's Trends on Animal Agriculture


Financial Perspective: Impact of Tomorrow's Technology Trends and Developments on Animal Agriculture - Ms. Deborah Perkins, Managing Director, Rabobank International, Dallas Office, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. John Ruby - Getting to a Comprehensive Food Safety System


Getting to a Comprehensive Food Safety System - Dr. John Ruby, Technical Services, JBS USA, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Sebastian E. Heath - Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Animal Agriculture and Public Opinion


Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Animal Agriculture and Public Opinion - Dr. Sebastian E. Heath VetMB PhD, Branch Chief for Program Development - FEMA, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam - What Role Will Animal Biotechnology Play in Feeding the World?


What Role Will Animal Biotechnology Play in Feeding the World? - Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, Cooperative Extension Specialist, Animal Genomics & Biotechnology, Department of Animal Science, University of California - Davis, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

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