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SwineCast 1084, Keeping Your Animal Agriculture Operation Biosecure

SwineCast 1084 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Midwest Pork Conference in Indiana, Dr. Scott Dee, Pipestone Veterinary Services, offers approaches to help keep your operation biosecure.

SwineCast 1083, ATM - Conversations on African Swine Fever Detection, Vaccine Testing, and China Market Optimism

SwineCast 1083 Show Notes:
  • This 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison conversation comes after the Leman China Swine Conference held in November 2019 in Wuhan, China. While African Swine Fever is still very much a concern world wide, there was still lots of optimism at the Leman China Swine Conference due to the large opportunity for profitability.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica) are joined by Dr. John Deen (Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), where they discuss the trip to China and what they learned about African Swine Fever.

Understanding virus-host interactions to aid ASF vaccine development

African swine fever virus: understanding virus-host interactions to aid vaccine developmentAfrican swine fever virus: understanding virus-host interactions to aid vaccine development Dr. Ana Reis, Pirbright Institute, highlights the science on the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus. Dr. Reis further explains the approach to understanding the interaction between the ASF virus and its host and how that might help in developing an ASF vaccine [video].

SwineCast 1082, The Squeal With An African Swine Fever Roundtable

SwineCast 1082 Show Notes:

Why should we focus our attention to PRRSV in growing pigs?

Why should we focus our attention to PRRSV in growing pigs?Why should we focus our attention to PRRSV in growing pigs? Dr. Montse Torremorell, University of Minnesota, shares what is being learned and highlights the implications for making progress on shifting PRRS research to focus on the grow/finish phase of production [video].

Pork Considerations To Incoporate Ideas From National Poultry Improvement Plan

Can Pork Reuse Ideas From Poultry?Can Pork Reuse Ideas From Poultry? Dr. Rodger Main, Iowa State University, looks at the the US poultry and egg industries National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) as a model of safeguarding and improving animal health for the US pork industry [video].

What Is Needed For Innovation In Pork?

Using Internal Research and Innovation to Enhance Value Across the Smithfield Pork ChainUsing Internal Research and Innovation to Enhance Value Across the Smithfield Pork Chain Dr. Terry Coffey, Chief Science And Technology Officer, Smithfield, provides context and background on how Smithfield develops innovation to provide value to their customers [video].

SwineCast 1080, The Squeal on Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 3

SwineCast 1080 Show Notes:
  • Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 3 of 3: In this third part of a three part series on the evolution of genetics and nutrition, the panel discusses "What does the future hold for swine genetics and nutrition?". On the panel Dr. John Patience (Iowa State University), Dr. William Herring (PIC's Director Of Global Development), and Dr. Uislei Orlando (PIC's Global Nutrition Director).

SwineCast 1079, The Squeal on Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 2

SwineCast 1079 Show Notes:
  • Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 2 of 3: In this second part of a three part series on the evolution of genetics and nutrition, the panel discusses "What new metric is of greatest value to you?". On the panel Dr. John Patience (Iowa State University), Dr. William Herring (PIC's Director Of Global Development), and Dr. Uislei Orlando (PIC's Global Nutrition Director).

What Are The Risk Of ASF Virus Introductions In Other Inputs?

Risk of virus introduction in vitamins, soybean products, and other feed additivesRisk of virus introduction in vitamins, soybean products, and other feed additives Dr. Jennifer van de Ligt, University of Minnesota, shares the differences between hazard and risk as it relates to African Swine Fever, developing risk decision tools, and understanding emerging science around virus surrogates to help develop ASF detectors and defenses [video].
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