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SwineCast 0967, AASV - Looking At Recruitment And Outreach With Dr. Lisa Tokach

SwineCast 0967 Show Notes:
  • At the 2017 American Association of Swine Veterinarians Lisa Tokach of Abilene Animal Hospital shares on industry outreach to students and consumers.  

Get Your Toolbox for Beginning Farmers

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Pork Consumer Connections And Producer Perspectives

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What Is The Economic Outlook For Pork?

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ISU Vet Diagnostic Labs Shares Swine Health Trends

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The Five Trends That Will Make Ag Even Better

Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better!Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better! Dr. Lowell Catlett retired as a Regents Professor in Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business and Extension Economics and the Dean and Chief Administrative Officer of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University in July 2015. Dr. Catlett shares a futurist's view of technologies and their implications on the way we will live and work. [video].

Dr. Jianqiang (JQ) Zhang; Dr. Phil Gauger - PRRSV Diagnostics and Challenges to PRRSV Virus Isolation


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Dr. Bob Nordgren - Solid Lipid Nanoparticle Review


Solid Lipid Nanoparticle Review - Dr. Bob Nordgren, Aix Bio Consulting, from the 2017 Aptimmune Pre-AASV Symposium, February 25, 2017, Denver, CO, USA.

Dr. Jordi B. Torrelles - Mycobacterial WCL Adjuvant Review


Mycobacterial WCL Adjuvant Review - Dr. Jordi B. Torrelles, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University, from the 2017 Aptimmune Pre-AASV Symposium, February 25, 2017, Denver, CO, USA.

Dr. Gabriela Calzada-Nova - PRRS Virus Isolation & Culture: The ZMAC Difference


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