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SwineCast 1175, At The Meeting - The U.S. Swine Health Improvement Plan

SwineCast 1175 Show Notes:
  • The At The Meeting team sits down with two organizers of the U.S. Swine Health Improvement Plan (USSHIP) to discuss its benefits and why it is necessary.
  • Dr. Rodger Main and Dr. Tyler Holck, both of Iowa State University, talk with the ATM team [Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant)] about USSHIP and how it is part of a national African Swine Fever (ASF) strategy for U.S. pork producers and that it could offer a valuable structure to return the industry to normal trade following a foreign animal disease outbreak [audio].
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1172, At The Meeting - Keeping PRRS 144 Out of Sow Herds

SwineCast 1172 Show Notes:
  • The emergence of PRRS 144 has increased the risks of breaks in sow herds.
  • Dr. Karyn Havas (Pipestone Research) and Dr. Mariana Kikuti (University of Minnesota) join The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant) to identify what producers can do to reduce the threat.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1171, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 43

SwineCast 1171 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 43.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, and Dr. Daniel Linhares talk about sow longevity with Dr. John Deen.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 43, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

Ready? Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness

Foreign Animal Disease PreparednessForeign Animal Disease Preparedness Dr. Patrick Webb, National Pork Board, provides an update on the actions all farm operations should be doing to be vigilant, observant, and ready when a foreign animal disease happens on their farm [video].

SwineCast 1168, At The Meeting - Persistent PRRS in Finishing Pigs Raises Concerns

SwineCast 1168 Show Notes:
  • Various PRRS strains, including 144 lineage C, remain dangerously active in the Midwest pig production belt, despite a hot, dry summer.
  • Three veterinarians describe what they are seeing and doing to reverse PRRS-driven losses. Dr. Deb Murray (New Fashion Pork), Dr. Kat Wood (Christensen Farms), and Dr. Ryan Strobel (Swine Vet Center), have a lively and timely discussion with the The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant).
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1164, At The Meeting - African Swine Fever Returns To The Caribbean

SwineCast 1164 Show Notes:
  • African Swine Fever (ASF) returns to the Caribbean is the focus of this 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison. After nearly 50 years, African Swine Fever (ASF) has returned to threaten the Caribbean swine population, including Puerto Rico. What are the risks for producers?
  • The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant) puts the Dominican Republic ASF outbreak in context with Dr. Peter Fernandez, a former USDA APHIS senior executive and now working through PJF AgroStrategies Consulting, LLC to provide expertise to various U.S. agricultural industries and private entities.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1161, 2021 World Pork Expo: Global Trade And Diversification Strategies

SwineCast 1161 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo Pork Academy, a panel of experts share insights on global trade, review China's impact, and talk about U.S. diversification strategies.
  • International markets were worth a record $7.7 billion to the U.S. Pork industry in 2020 as China and other foreign markets pushed demand for pork to new heights. Learn about the global protein landscape, including China’s role, how the U.S. Meat Export Federation promotes pork in Asian countries and National Pork Board’s strategy to diversify exports. A pork producer will also share their perspective on the importance of exports to their own business.
  • The panel includes Dr. Clay Eastwood (Director of International Marketing for National Pork Board), Joel Haggard (Senior Vice President for the Asia Pacific Region at the U.S. Meat Export Federation), and Rupert Claxton (Meat Director for Gira International).

SwineCast 1160, 2021 World Pork Expo: Negotiating Contracts - What You Need To Know

SwineCast 1160 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo Pork Academy, Amy Johnson (BrownWinick Law Firm) shares insights on negotiating contracts and highlights practical points to consider as you approach your next opportunity to negotiate contracts.

SwineCast 1159, At The Meeting - Influenza Elimination Requires Several Interventions

SwineCast 1159 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison has a conversation around research that has uncovered how multiple protocols are needed for effective elimination of influenza.
  • 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 Dr. Gustavo Lopez (University of Minnesota) and Dr. Cameron Schmitt (Pipestone Veterinary Services), discuss new insights into this challenging disease.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1157, 2021 World Pork Expo: Dr. Jayson Lusk Highlights Trends And Opportunities

SwineCast 1157 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo Strategic Investment Program (SIP), Dr. Jayson Lusk (Purdue University) shares some macro trends and highlights some potential opportunities.
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