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Panel - Industry Discussing Science & Consumer Perception at National Pork Industry Forum


Industry Discussing Science & Consumer Perception - Panel, from the 2018 National Pork Industry Forum, February 28 – March 2, 2018, Kansas City, MO, USA.

2018 Missouri Pork Expo

2018 Missouri Pork Expo2018 Missouri Pork Expo The 2018 Missouri Pork Expo focused on nutrient management cost sharing opportunities [link] for producers plus highlighted the importance of rodent management [link] for all farm operation biosecurity plans. Held February 6-7, 2018, Columbia, MO, USA.

Panel - Discussion with Speakers on PRRS In The Field - Moderated by Dr. Montse Torremorell


Discussion with Speakers on PRRS In The Field - Moderated by Dr. Montse Torremorell, University of Minnesota, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Danny L. McDonald - Integrated Pest Management of Rodents in Swine Facilities


Integrated Pest Management of Rodents in Swine Facilities - Dr. Danny L. McDonald, Poultry and Livestock Entomologist, MWI Animal Health, from the 2018 Missouri Pork Expo, February 6-7, 2018, Columbia, MO, USA.

Looking into USDA Dietary Guidelines

USDA Dietary Guidelines: Why aren't they telling us to eat like pigs?USDA Dietary Guidelines: Why aren't they telling us to eat like pigs? Dr. Eric Berg, North Dakota State University, talks about the USDA human dietary guidelines, and how they are created. Dr. Berg provides background on the state of American diets today and the current impacts to health. Dr. Berg also shares the results of a study that used swine as a model for humans, feeding them what humans would eat, replacing the sugar in a modern, average American diet with cooked ground beef: Would this change alter body composition and risk factors for obesity-related metabolic disorders [video]?

2018 Iowa Pork Congress

2018 Iowa Pork Congress2018 Iowa Pork Congress Key information to note from the Iowa Pork Congress is the presentation on "Utilizing Livestock Manure in a Cover Crop Program" by Dr. Dan Andersen and Dr. Matt Helmers, Iowa State University [video], and the environmental regulations presentation "Iowa Regulations & Nuisance Case Update" by Mr. Eldon McAfee, Brick Gentry Law Firm [video]. Held January 24 - 25, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

What Should You Know About Foreign Animal Disease Prep?

 What Should You Know?Foreign Animal Disease Prep: What Should You Know? Dr. Judith LaBounty, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, and Dr. Jim Roth, Iowa State University, review foreign animal diseases as it effects the business of pork, most notably Foot and Mouth Disease. Dr. Roth reviews the Secure Pork Supply plan and how it works, using several scenario examples to help understand what farm operations would do. Dr. LaBounty outlines the plans and steps the State of Iowa has in place to be ready to a foreign animal disease. [video].

Dr. Eric Berg - USDA Dietary Guidelines: Why aren't they telling us to eat like pigs?


USDA Dietary Guidelines: Why aren't they telling us to eat like pigs? - Dr. Eric Berg, North Dakota State University, from the 2018 Iowa Pork Congress, January 24 - 25, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Panel - Discussion with Speakers - moderated by Dr. Bob Rowland, Kansas State University


Discussion with Speakers - moderated by Dr. Bob Rowland, Kansas State University - Discussion moderated by Dr. Bob Rowland, Kansas State University, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Jeff Zimmerman - Things your epidemiologist never told your about surveillance


Things your epidemiologist never told your about surveillance - Dr. Jeff Zimmerman, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Iowa State University, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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