Dr. Eduardo Fano - Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Infection Chain

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Infection Chain - Dr. Eduardo Fano, Swine Technical Manager Americas, Boehringer Ingelheim, from the 2013 World Pork Expo, June 5 - 7, 2013, Des Moines, IA, USA.

How are Technology and Agriculture Working Together?

National Institute for Animal AgricultureAgriculture Technology Helping Food Safety This year's National Institute for Animal Agriculture conference provided a cross-section of the livestock industry unlike any other event. Of note is the session track focused on Foot and Mouth Disease preparedness. The working session was especially valuable given the range of industries represented.

Mr. Neil Hammerschmidt - USDA-APHIS IT Update

USDA-APHIS IT Update - Mr. Neil Hammerschmidt, Manager, Animal Disease Traceability, USDA/APHIS/ VS, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

SwineCast 0756, Pork Board Updates Delegates On Sow Housing, Announces Educational Series

SwineCast 0756 Show Notes:

Dr. Cameron Schmitt - Talking Animal Health - PRRS: The Challenge Continues

Talking Animal Health - PRRS: The Challenge Continues - Dr. Cameron Schmitt, Pipestone Vet Clinic, from the 2013 Iowa Pork Congress, January 23-24, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Swine Reproduction, Improving How?

Strategies to Improve Swine ReproductionStrategies to Improve Swine Reproduction Dr. Ross discussed emerging and proven technologies within swine reproduction and shared how this technology may benefit your farm moving forward.

Mapping Diseases For Better Management

Disease Mapping for PRRSPRRS: Where Is It? Dr. Kurt Rossow, DVM, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, has been working on disease mapping (to support PRRS elimination efforts), making it a useable digital tool for farm participants. What has been learned about digitizing map data? Are you comfortable with other people seeing your results as soon as you do? And the interpretation of maps and related data can vary.

What Swine Trends To Follow?

Swine Production BenchmarksSwine Management By Data Dr. Mike Brumm, Brumm Swine Consultancy, provides benchmarking tools and tips that he runs across in barns, especially around record keeping, that help improve the process of production. He suggests there will be an increase in barn construction; with this new construction there needs to be some planning to support record keeping! Dr. Brumm adds information on fuel and utility use and what some of the triggers are that need to be monitored.
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