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Dr. Troy Bigelow - Swine Health Programs Update


Swine Health Programs Update - Dr. Troy Bigelow, DVM, USDA, APHIS, VS, from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - March 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Dr. Shweta Bansal - Modeling Emerging Disease in the US Swine Herd


Modeling Emerging Disease in the US Swine Herd - Dr. Shweta Bansal, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology at Georgetown University, from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - March 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Mr. Allan Stokes - The Sustainable Pork Framework


The Sustainable Pork Framework - Mr. Allan Stokes, Director of Environmental Programs, National Pork Board, from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - March 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Dr. Jay Famiglietti - 21st Century Water Security and Implications for Animal Agriculture


21st Century Water Security and Implications for Animal Agriculture - Dr. Jay Famiglietti, Associate Professor at University of California, Irvine and Senior Water Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - March 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

2015 NIAA Annual Conference: Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture

2015 NIAA Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture2015 NIAA Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA, brought out conversations around the issues of water, the perceptions of agriculture by media, and what agriculture groups need to think about in their conversations with consumers, the public, and media.

2015 National Pork Industry Forum

2015 National Pork Industry Forum2015 Pork Industry Forum, March 5-7, 2015, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Staying Ahead Of The Wave

Working On Our Preparedness, Producer UpdatePreparation Always Forefront Dr. Paul Sundberg, Science & Technology, National Pork Board, shares thoughts on the state of preparedness of pork operations for animal diseases, like porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv). While the mystery of how PEDv came into the USA is still unknown, discovery of PEDV has created the opportunity to implement and improve communication, coordination, and collaboration. Dr. Sundberg outlines the value of the Swine Health Information Center and the Center's next steps.

You can't inspect your way to freedom or inspect your way to protection

150305_PorkForum_Update_Wagstrom-400w.jpgNational Disease Response Plan Dr. Liz Wagstrom, Chief Veterinarian, National Pork Producers Council, provides an update on the pork emerging diseases response plan. Dr. Wagstrom shares information on the projects others are also doing and how they tie together. One of the key areas of improvement resulting from the outbreak of PEDv was communication consistency and protocol. Dr. Wagstrom also highlights the risk assessments completed, the swine disease matrix development, and the "strengthening the boarders" project.

Dr. Paul Sundberg - Working On Our Preparedness, Producer Update


Working On Our Preparedness, Producer Update - Dr. Paul Sundberg, Science & Technology, National Pork Board, from the 2015 Pork Industry Forum, March 5-7, 2015, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Dr. Liz Wagstrom - Stepping Forward - Emerging Diseases, Producer Update


Stepping Forward - Emerging Diseases, Producer Update - Dr. Liz Wagstrom, Chief Veterinarian, National Pork Producers Council, from the 2015 Pork Industry Forum, March 5-7, 2015, San Antonio, TX, USA.

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