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SwineCast 1126, At The Meeting - The World Responds to ASF in Germany

SwineCast 1126 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison learns more about African Swine Fever in Germany.
  • The discovery of African Swine Fever (ASF) in wild pigs in eastern Germany has drawn a swift global response. 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) sorts out recent actions with Dr. Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian with the National Pork Producers Council, and Bobby Acord, a former USDA APHIS administrator.
  • '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 1125, At The Meeting - COVID-19 Testing Strategy

SwineCast 1125 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Dr. Michael Osterholm, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), University of Minnesota, to learn about COVID-19 testing strategies.
  • The U.S. testing strategy for the COVID-19 virus and delays in obtaining results have left veterinarians with questions. Dr. Osterholm , 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), have a conversation on the approaches to human testing.
  • The world-renowned Osterholm is the latest guest on the series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • '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.

What Are The Global Influences Affecting The Outlook For U.S. Pork?

Global influences affecting the outlook for U.S. porkGlobal influences affecting the outlook for U.S. pork From the 2020 Iowa Swine Day, Christine McCracken, Rabobank, brings perspective on the global changes to the business of pork (re: COVID-19). She closes by offering some thoughts on post-COVID-19 markets. Key take away: Maintain your balance sheet and liquidity, consumer engagement is an opportunity, and build up your partnerships to support trade [video].

SwineCast 1123, At The Meeting - COVID-19 Vaccine Needs a Veterinary Perspective

SwineCast 1123 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Dr. Linda Saif, The Ohio State University, to discuss how a COVID vaccine might work.
  • Veterinarians are playing important roles in our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and there are similarities between the SARS-2 virus and two coronaviruses that many livestock veterinarians know well. Dr. Saif, 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), have a conversation about COVID-19, zoonotic reservoirs, and the expertise veterinarians bring to vaccine development.
  • The world-renowned Saif is the latest guest on the series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • '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 1121, August Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1121 Show Notes:
  • This is the August 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 discuss with special guests Dr. Roger Main (Iowa State University) and Dr. Jerry Torrison (University of Minnesota) the background to bring consistency to the data generated from all the veterinary diagnostic laboratories. The groups also reviews the PRRSv data and trends observed.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for August 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

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 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 1114, At The Meeting - COVID-19 Creating Long-lasting Effects On Swine Industry

SwineCast 1114 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Mark Greenwood, Chief Diversified Markets Officer with Compeer Financial, on the impact Coronavirus / COVID-19 is having on the business of pork.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn from Greenwood that the Coronavirus / COVID-19-driven unpredictability and volatility in pig markets has left the industry confused and perhaps paralyzed. Greenwood predicts another wave of industry consolidations.
  • Mr. Greenwood is the latest guest on the 15th episode in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • '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 1113, At The Meeting - State Veterinarians And The COVID-19 Response

SwineCast 1113 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison learns from Dr. Beth Thompson, Executive Director of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health, about how state veterinarians are helping producers through the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic challenges.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn how state veterinarians' roles have had to quickly adapt to helping people at all levels of government and business understand and work through pandemic challenges.
  • Dr. Thompson is the latest guest on the 14th episode in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • '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.
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