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Dr. Jay Calvert - Viral genetics and application to vaccine development


Viral genetics and application to vaccine development - Dr. Jay Calvert, Zoetis, Inc, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Alexandra Buckley - Comparison of historic and contemporary strains of Senecavirus A

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Comparison of historic and contemporary strains of Senecavirus A - Dr. Alexandra Buckley, Virus and Prion Research Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Tom Rathje - Industry Perspective: Developing Human Capital for the U.S. Swine Genetics Field


Industry Perspective: Developing Human Capital for the U.S. Swine Genetics Field - Dr. Tom Rathje, DNA Genetics, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Ms. Francia Maras - Beyond the Farm - What is possible with big data?


Beyond the Farm - What is possible with big data? The human example - Ms. Francia Maras, IRI, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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Yes, Farmers and Environmental Groups Can Work Together!

Uncommon Allies - Farmers and Environmental GroupsUncommon Allies - Farmers and Environmental Groups Joe Smentek, Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, shares details on approaches and efforts to work with environmental groups to help tackle a common issue. Mr. Smentek details some specific examples of cooperation occurring in Minnesota and the results of those efforts [video].

Are You Prepared for a Foreign Animal Disease In The USA?

Preparing for a Foreign Animal Disease: An overview of the Secure Pork Supply PlanPreparing for a Foreign Animal Disease: An overview of the Secure Pork Supply Plan Dr. Dave Wright, Wright Veterinary Services, shared the Secure Pork Supply story for producers to really internalize. Dr. Wright emphasized that being prepared through practices and education is key. One starting point is to get a National Premises Identification Number [video].

What Is The State Of The Pork Markets?

Market Outlook From The MN Pork CongressMarket Outlook From The MN Pork Congress Dr. Steve Meyer, Economist, Kerns & Associates, gets to the point with the current state of the markets in the USA and compares them to the other protein options. Dr. Meyer pointed out that new processing plants coming on line are not yet up to capacity plus emphasized the impacts that policy level decisions may have on the 2018 economy, and specific impacts to pork [video].

What You Should Know About Sow Mortalities

Sow Mortalities DiscussionSow Mortalities Discussion Dr. Henry Johnson and Dr. Brad Leuwerke, Swine Vet Center, shared the details on the serious impacts sow mortality can have on farms. They highlight causes of sow mortality and recommended steps to reduce it. One key activity is to always do necropsies to learn more about the disease symptoms and to better identify them before they become a problem [video].

What Is The Global Pork Export Outlook?

Pork Export OutlookPork Export Outlook Dr. Dermot J. Hayes, Professor of Economics, Iowa State University, provides global insight on the imports and exports of pork. He highlights the major players and where China is getting their pork besides the USA. On the subject of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Dr. Hayes said pulling out of this agreement would be disastrous for US pork producers [video].

Dr. Dave Wright - Preparing for a Foreign Animal Disease: An overview of the Secure Pork Supply Plan


Preparing for a Foreign Animal Disease: An overview of the Secure Pork Supply Plan - Dr. Dave Wright, Wright Veterinary Services, from the 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

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