Research science

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].

Update On Immune Response To PRRSV

The adaptive immune response to PRRSVThe adaptive immune response to PRRSV Dr. Tobias Kaeser, North Carolina State University, delivers the 2019 Michael P. Murtaugh Memorial Lecture in Immunology at the 2019 North American PRRS/NC-229 Symposium, on PRRS, Emerging, and Foreign Diseases of Swine, held in conjunction with the 2019 CRWAD Conference, November 2 - 3, 2019, Chicago, IL, USA [video].

SwineCast 1081, History and Future of The North American PRRS Symposium

SwineCast 1081 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 North American PRRS Symposium, Dr. Bob Rowland with Kansas State University and the Executive Director of the North American PRRS Symposium, shares some of the history of how the PRRS Symposium got started, what it's future looks like, and describes the impact PRRS research has had on the business of pork.

How To Keep Virus Out Of Feeds?

What can we do? Methods to keep viruses out of the feed supply chainWhat can we do? Methods to keep viruses out of the feed supply chain Dr. Cassandra Jones, Kansas State University, details the risks of virus getting into feed and steps that need to be considered [video].

How To Model Risk Of Virus In Feeds

A new model for evaluating the ability of additives to reduce the risk of viral contaminated feedA new model for evaluating the ability of additives to reduce the risk of viral contaminated feed Dr. Scott Dee, Pipestone Applied Research, outlines a new model to help producers be better at heading goff virus infections through feed [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).

Indiana HPAI Offers Insight On Animal Disease Outbreak Futures

Learning From The Past To Prepare For African Swine FeverLearning From The Past To Prepare For African Swine Fever From the 2019 Carthage Swine Conference, Dr. Bret Marsh, Indiana's Chief State Veterinarian, share an example of how Indiana responded to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza and how the lesson's learned are being applied to future events like African Swine Fever [audio].

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].

SwineCast 1077, Boehringer Ingelheim Helps Drive Value For Pork Producers

SwineCast 1077 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, Cristian Gutiérrez, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, shares the background and story of Boehringer Ingelheim's approach to developing products to help drive value for pork producers.
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