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SwineCast 1120, July Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1120 Show Notes:
  • This is the July 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 provide some behind the scenes look at how the system works, who its for, and what analysis takes place to produce the monthly reports.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for July 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1119, At The Meeting - Influenza, Interpreting The News From China

SwineCast 1119 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Dr. Marie Culhane, Professor of Veterinary Population Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Culhane joins the At The Meeting team to talk about a recent scientific paper on influenza that set off alarm bells worldwide. The paper characterized a known swine influenza strain previously found in China and Europe.
  • Dr. Culhane, along with Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), review the findings of recent research of influenza viruses, testing, immunity, and vaccines. They also discuss how our experience with influenza is similar and different from the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
  • '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 1118, The Squeal on Team Motivation, Part 3: Helping Employees Be Better

SwineCast 1118 Show Notes:
  • This is part three of a three part series on staff motivation in challenging times. Special guest Matt Booth (Certified Speaking Professional and attitude expert) is joined by Jamie Hundley (Production General Manager, Birchwood Genetics) and Jason Pooley (PIC's Supply Chain Manager).
  • The group looks at how to deal with difficult employees and working with them to change and be better at what they do.

SwineCast 1117, The Squeal on Team Motivation, Part 2: Dealing With Different People, Personality Types, And Learning Styles

SwineCast 1117 Show Notes:
  • This is part two of a three part series on staff motivation in challenging times. Special guest Matt Booth (Certified Speaking Professional and attitude expert) is joined by Jamie Hundley (Production General Manager, Birchwood Genetics) and Jason Pooley (PIC's Supply Chain Manager).
  • The group looks at how to understand what motivates employees working with different people, personality types, and learning styles.

SwineCast 1116, The Squeal on Team Motivation, Part 1: Challenging Times

SwineCast 1116 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a three part series on staff motivation in challenging times. Special guest Matt Booth (Certified Speaking Professional and attitude expert) is joined by Jamie Hundley (Production General Manager, Birchwood Genetics) and Jason Pooley (PIC's Supply Chain Manager).
  • The group looks at how to help farm staff work through problems while the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic impacts farm operations across the country and world.