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Indiana HPAI Offers Insight On Animal Disease Outbreak Futures

Learning From The Past To Prepare For African Swine FeverLearning From The Past To Prepare For African Swine Fever From the 2019 Carthage Swine Conference, Dr. Bret Marsh, Indiana's Chief State Veterinarian, share an example of how Indiana responded to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza and how the lesson's learned are being applied to future events like African Swine Fever [audio].

What Are The Risk Of ASF Virus Introductions In Other Inputs?

Risk of virus introduction in vitamins, soybean products, and other feed additivesRisk of virus introduction in vitamins, soybean products, and other feed additives Dr. Jennifer van de Ligt, University of Minnesota, shares the differences between hazard and risk as it relates to African Swine Fever, developing risk decision tools, and understanding emerging science around virus surrogates to help develop ASF detectors and defenses [video].

SwineCast 1075, Feed Biosecurity And Risk Mitigation

SwineCast 1075 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Carthage Swine Conference, Dr. Andrea Hanson, Nutritionist, Carthage System Professional Swine Management, highlights the issues and concerns with the audience on feed biosecurity and risk mitigation.

SwineCast 1073, ATM - Extending PRRS Lessons Learned To Tackle Other Diseases

SwineCast 1073 Show Notes:
  • In this second episode of two part series, 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks at how the lessons of PRRS can be applied in to the future to help tackle other diseases.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Tom Wetzel (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica), and Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services) are joined by Dr. Scott Dee (Pipestone Veterinary Services) and Dr. Reid Philips (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica) to look into the future on how knowledge learned from PRRS can help in other areas.
  • Catch up with Part One

SwineCast 1072, ATM - PRRS History, Major Milestones, and Lessons Learned

SwineCast 1072 Show Notes:
  • In this first episode of a two part series, 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks at the lessons learned and milestones made in the history of PRRS.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Tom Wetzel (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica), and Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services) are joined by Dr. Scott Dee (Pipestone Veterinary Services) and Dr. Reid Philips (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica) to discuss what has happened over the last 30 years of PRRS, what milestones occurred, and what lessons were learned.
  • Continue to Part Two

SwineCast 1070, African Swine Fever Impact on the Markets – Past, Present, and the Future

SwineCast 1070 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Joe Connor, President and founder of Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD, shares his thoughts on "African Swine Fever Impact on the Markets – Past, Present, and the Future" at the 2019 Carthage Swine Conference.
  • Dr. Connor reminds the audience that the economic impacts of African Swine Fever getting into the USA would not only impact US pork production but also US corn and soybean production.

SwineCast 1065, African Swine Fever Prevention and Preparedness Makes Great Strides

SwineCast 1065 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Paul Sundberg, Swine Health Information Center, shares with Bruce Cochrane of Farmscape how state animal health officials and industry are working together in both African Swine Fever (ASF) prevention and preparedness.

Keeping African Swine Fever Out: Pipestone Perspective

African Swine Fever Virus Update: Pipestone PerspectiveAfrican Swine Fever Virus Update: Pipestone Perspective Dr. Scott Dee and Dr. Gordon Spronk, Pipestone Veterinary Services, share their experiences on how to keep African Swine Fever out of the U.S.

Dr. Dee provides a reminder on the evidence that many viruses can survive a long time in extreme conditions. And Drs. Dee and Spronk emphasize that it is a lot better to keep foreign animal diseases out than to have to handle them if they get into the U.S. [video].

Economic Context

Pork Industry Economic UpdatePork Industry Economic Update Dustin Baker, National Pork Producers Council, provides a detailed pork industry economic update with historic context [video].

SwineCast 1058, The Squeal on Disease Elimination In Swine Farms

SwineCast 1058 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Bill Hollis (Carthage Veterinary Service), Dr. Jer Geiger (PIC), and Dr. Jean Paul Cano (PIC) discuss disease elimination, which is becoming ever more important as the industry works to reduce antibiotic use.
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