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SwineCast 1159, At The Meeting - Influenza Elimination Requires Several Interventions

SwineCast 1159 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison has a conversation around research that has uncovered how multiple protocols are needed for effective elimination of influenza.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guests Dr. Gustavo Lopez (University of Minnesota) and Dr. Cameron Schmitt (Pipestone Veterinary Services), discuss new insights into this challenging disease.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1158, 2021 World Pork Expo: NutriQuest Shares How Fractional Financial and Leadership Services Help You Grow

SwineCast 1158 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo, NutriQuest's Casey Westphalen and Steve Weiss highlight how they work with pork operations to help them grow and improve their bottom line.

How is Zinpro Tackling Nutrition Performance?

Zinpro - Minor Changes In Nutrition = Major Impacts On PerformanceZinpro - Minor Changes In Nutrition = Major Impacts On Performance Sow performance metrics such as pigs per litter, birth and weaning weight, and lactation feed intake are all key indicators for a sow’s ability to produce robust piglets. Positive metrics add up to better-performing pigs and higher profits for producers. Swine producers can make minor adjustments that can pay off in major ways when they customize their feed and nutrition program with performance trace minerals. From the 2021 World Pork Expo, June 9 - 11, 2021, Des Moines, IA, USA [video].

SwineCast 1156, 2021 World Pork Expo: NPPC Public Policy Priorities

SwineCast 1156 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo, the NPPC officers and senior staff address the industry’s public policy priorities. The panel includes Jen Sorenson (NPPC President), Terry Wolters (NPPC President-Elect), Scott Hays (NPPC Vice President), Neil Dierks (NPPC CEO), Nick Giordano (NPPC VP and Counsel, Global Government Affairs), and Dr. Liz Wagstrom (NPPC Chief Veterinarian).
  • Some of the group addressed African Swine Fever issues, the pork line speed rule, and California's Farm Animal Confinement Initiative (also known as Prop 12).

SwineCast 1155, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 40

SwineCast 1155 Show Notes:

  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 40.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, and Dr. Giovani Trevisan invite special guest Dr. Paul Yeske, Swine Vet Center, to share his experiences on PRRSv & more.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 40, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1154, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 39

SwineCast 1154 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 39.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, and Dr. Giovani Trevisan, along with special guest Dr. Eric Burrough, review the metrics and aim to understand the seasonal patterns of swine diseases.
  • Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 39, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1151, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 38

SwineCast 1151 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 38.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, and Dr. Giovani Trevisan provide an update on PRRS and enteric coronavirus plus share info on the Disease Diagnosis Dashboard web tool.
  • Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 38, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1150, At The Meeting - How Could Prop 12 Drive Choices?

SwineCast 1150 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison shares insight from Rabo Bank's Christine McCracken on California's Farm Animal Confinement Initiative, also known as Prop 12. Producing pork is already complex and, if California's Prop 12 initiative is implemented, it will force producers to choose which market segment they wish to serve.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guest Christine McCracken (senior animal protein analyst at Rabo Bank) discuss California's Prop 12 and Ms. McCracken's eye-opening report on the implications of Prop 12.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1149, The Squeal on meat tenderness, Part 1: Consumer Preferences

SwineCast 1149 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a three part series on meat tenderness with Dr. Steven Lonergan (Iowa State University), Brandon Fields (PIC Applied Meat Science Manager), and Dr. Andrzej Sosnicki (PIC Technical Services Director). In this episode the group discusses the term tenderness as it relates to consumer meat preferences.

SwineCast 1148, At The Meeting - What Is Prop 12 And What Are The Chances It Will Be Enforced In 2022?

SwineCast 1148 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks the impacts of California's Prop 12 initiative, producing both opportunities and challenges. What is prop 12 and what are the chances it will be enforced in 2022?
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guests Jen Sorenson (President of the National Pork Producers Council & Communications Director at Iowa Select) and Michael Formica (General Counsel for the National Pork Producers Council), discuss California's Prop 12.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.
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