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SwineCast 1149, The Squeal on meat tenderness, Part 1: Consumer Preferences

SwineCast 1149 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a three part series on meat tenderness with Dr. Steven Lonergan (Iowa State University), Brandon Fields (PIC Applied Meat Science Manager), and Dr. Andrzej Sosnicki (PIC Technical Services Director). In this episode the group discusses the term tenderness as it relates to consumer meat preferences.

SwineCast 1148, At The Meeting - What Is Prop 12 And What Are The Chances It Will Be Enforced In 2022?

SwineCast 1148 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks the impacts of California's Prop 12 initiative, producing both opportunities and challenges. What is prop 12 and what are the chances it will be enforced in 2022?
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guests Jen Sorenson (President of the National Pork Producers Council & Communications Director at Iowa Select) and Michael Formica (General Counsel for the National Pork Producers Council), discuss California's Prop 12.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1147, What Does 2021 and 2022 Look Like For The Swine Disease Reporting System?

SwineCast 1147 Show Notes:
  • The Swine Disease Reporting System Team takes a break to share how the system is working and what is planned for 2021 & 2022.
  • Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, and Dr. Giovani Trevisan, chat with SwineCast about how the SDRS has worked these last couple years, what are their biggest concerns around swine diseases, and what’s next for the Swine Disease Reporting System.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 36, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1146, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 37

SwineCast 1146 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 37. In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Daniel Linhares, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, with special guest Dr. Cesar Corzo ( College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota ), compare the Morrison Swine Health Monitoring Program with the Swine Disease Reporting System and discuss how both systems work together to help pork producers.
  • 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.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 36, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1145, At The Meeting - Emerging PRRS Virus 144 Raises Risk

SwineCast 1145 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks into preliminary data revealing that wean-to-finish operations are perhaps at greatest risk from the PRRS 144 virus that emerged last fall in the Upper Midwest.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guests Mark Schwartz (Schwartz Farms) and Dr. Cesar Corzo (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), discuss the latest field observations and data, including that mortality rates appear to be highly variable.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.