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How Iowa is preparing for a foreign animal disease

Preparing and staying ahead of foreign animal diseases in the USAPreparing and staying ahead of foreign animal diseases in the USA From the 2020 Iowa Swine Day, Jamee Eggers, Producer Education Director of the Iowa Pork Producers Association, shares how Iowa is preparing for a foreign animal disease [video].

SwineCast 1132, November Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1132 Show Notes:
  • This is the November update from the Swine Disease Reporting System. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares and Dr. Giovani Trevisan discuss with special guest Dr. Tara Donovan, Vice-President of Veterinary Management, The Hanor Company, how system vets conduct research, and apply research data back into production practices.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for November 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

10 Ways: How To Reduce Wean-To-Finish Mortality

10 ways to reduce wean-to-finish mortality and how to implement them10 ways to reduce wean-to-finish mortality and how to implement them From the 2020 Iowa Swine Day, Dr. Ryan Strobel and Dr. Chris Sievers of Swine Vet Center present details on their 10 ways to reduce wean-to-finish mortality: benchmarking, start on the right foot, flow plan, vaccination program, barn layout, feeding strategy, training, individual pig care, biosecurity, ventilation [video].

Mr. Earl Dodson - New Technologies for Pork Producers - Video Monitoring and Web-Based Learning


New Technologies for Pork Producers - Video Monitoring and Web-Based Learning - Mr. Earl Dodson, K·Coe Isom, from the 2018 Missouri Pork Expo, February 6-7, 2018, Columbia, MO, USA.

Get Your Toolbox for Beginning Farmers

Opportunities Abound: A Toolbox for Beginning Farmers Opportunities Abound: A Toolbox for Beginning Farmers There are many opportunities for a young person to establish themselves in the pork industry. From niche and contract production to transitioning current enterprises to the next generation, Colin Johnson, Iowa State University swine extension specialist, and Dr. William Edwards, Iowa State University, explore the resources and tools available to make this a reality. [video].

On The Ground Perspective: Common Swine Industry Audit

Common Swine Industry AuditCommon Swine Industry Audit Emily Erickson, New Fashion Pork, and Brian Zimmerman, Zimmerman Hog Farms, provide a large and small operation point of view on having one or more Common Swine Industry Audits at their farms. Ms. Erickson shared her experiences of multiple audits and how each one has helped improve their operations and refine their approaches. Mr. Zimmerman said you can never be 100% and that each audit is an opportunity to learn and improve. Via the Q & A time Ms. Erickson and Mr. Zimmerman help explain their approaches and dealing with audits [video].

Emily Erickson, Brian Zimmerman - Common Swine Industry Audit


Common Swine Industry Audit - Emily Erickson, New Fashion Pork and Brian Zimmerman, Zimmerman Hog Farms, from the 2016 World Pork Expo, June 8 - 10, 2016, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Lisa Tokach - Cases Showing "Value" Of Board Certification


Cases Showing "Value" Of Board Certification - Dr. Lisa Tokach, from the 2015 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 19-22, 2015, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Jan Shearer - Importance of Timely Euthanasia and the Impacts on Caretakers


Importance of Timely Euthanasia and the Impacts on Caretakers - Dr. Jan Shearer, DVM, Professor and Dairy Extension Veterinary Specialist at Iowa State University, from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - March 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

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