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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].

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).
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