Truffle Media's John Blue connects with Monsanto's VP of Corporate Engagement, Jesus Madrazo at the recent Agribusiness Council of Indiana Conference and Expo in Indianapolis. The discussion centered on helping consumers understand the value of agricultural technologies.
Not All PRRSV Antibodies are Created Equal - Dr. Bob Rowland, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, from the 2013 North American PRRS Symposium, December 7-8, 2013, Chicago, IL, USA.
PRRS ARC and Beyond: Applying the Principles of PRRS Control, Maximizing Immunity - Minimizing Transmission, What Are We Learning? - Dr. Tim Loula, Swine Vet Center, from the 2013 North American PRRS Symposium, December 7-8, 2013, Chicago, IL, USA.
2014 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 14-15, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Minnesota producers arrived at the 2014 MN Pork Congress looking for information on equipment and health issues. Lower feed costs may be leading producers to expand. However the number of feeding spaces open due to PEDV is still open to discussion.
This Pig Has Data Dr. Tom Stein, Executive Chairman at MetaFarms, Inc., shares how swine farms and systems are benchmarked for nursery, finishing and wean to finish close out information.
In helping present the information on about 14 million pigs, Dr. Stein suggests that operations accept variation and manage for it. Also, he suggests that the frontier of managing operations is dealing with space, flow and weight and recommends operations teams think prediction factors vs risk factors.
PEDV: Understanding the Current State, Future Impact and What Producers Can Do To Reduce Their Risk Panel - Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Information, National Pork Board, from the 2014 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 14-15, Minneapolis, MN, USA.