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Dr. Aradhya Gourapura - Mucosal Immunity: Intranasal PRRSV Vaccine


Mucosal Immunity: Intranasal PRRSV Vaccine - Dr. Aradhya Gourapura, Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, from the 2017 Aptimmune Pre-AASV Symposium, February 25, 2017, Denver, CO, USA.

2017 National Pork Industry Forum

2017 National Pork Industry Forum2017 Pork Industry Forum, March 1-3, 2016, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Approaches To Reducing Farm Energy Costs

Electric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine FarmsElectric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine Farms Michael Reese, University of Minnesota, details usable research info that will help swine farms evaluate what electric and thermal energy strategies are viable. Several key take home messages: 1) Energy efficiency upgrades can have a short-term return-on-investment, 2) Reputable contractors are available to remove complexities, and 3) There still exist state, federal, and utility grants and incentives [video].

Dr. Lowell Catlett - Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better!


Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better! - Dr. Lowell Catlett, Regents Professor in Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business and Extension Economics and the Dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University, Retired, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Lee Johnston - Research on Electric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine Farms


Research on Electric and Thermal Energy Strategies for Minnesota Swine Farms - Dr. Lee Johnston, University of Minnesota, from the 2017 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 17 - 18, 2017, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Dr. Lowell Catlett - Best Time Ever To Be in Agriculture


Best Time Ever To Be in Agriculture - Dr. Lowell Catlett, Regents Professor in Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business and Extension Economics and the Dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University, Retired, from the 2017 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 17 - 18, 2017, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Swine, Data, and Informatics

Big data and models: Are they really useful in disease management?Big data and models: Are they really useful in disease management? Dr. Jim Lowe, University of Illinois, looks at big data and asks if they are really useful in animal health. Dr. Lowe suggests that animal agriculture is a very complicated and confusing set of systems with variations in many sub-areas, for example biological, mechanical, and human behavior. Dr. Lowe shares how animal agriculture has lots of data and how data can be collected in a systematic fashion to help improve animal health [video].

2017 Iowa Pork Congress

2017 Iowa Pork Congress2017 Iowa Pork Congress January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA, shared optimism from Dr. Lowell Catlett with his podium engaging arm waving for "Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better!" [video]. A more cautious optimistic note came from Dr. Steve Meyer with his "Prices and Profitability: Economic Outlook" [video] which shared where the agriculture, and meat, economy is headed.

2017 Minnesota Pork Congress

2017 Minnesota Pork Congress2017 Minnesota Pork Congress January 17 - 18, 2017, Minneapolis, MN, USA, provided an update on the Swine Health Information Center, economics, antibiotics future, plus a high level of optimism from Dr. Lowell Catlett and his message of "It's a great time to be in ag".

2016 North American PRRS Symposium

2016 North American PRRS Symposium2016 North American PRRS Symposium This PRRS symposium held in Chicago (December 3‐4, 2016) offers academia and industry information on research and solutions being developed to tackle PRRS and related swine illnesses.
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