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2013 Minnesota Pork Congress

2013 Minnesota Pork Congress2013 Minnesota Pork Congress Attendees at the 2013 Minnesota Pork Congress were seeking information on health and efficiency as never before. Feed prices pushed higher following last year’s drought and ongoing PRRS challenges prompted many speaker questions during the seminar sessions.

Laurie Hueneke - Trade Policy for a Dynamic Pork Industry - PIP


Trade Policy for a Dynamic Pork Industry - Laurie Hueneke, Director, International Trade Policy, Sanitary and Technical Affairs, National Pork Producers Council, from the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 9 - 11, 2012, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.

Laurie Hueneke - Trade Policy for a Dynamic Pork Industry


Trade Policy for a Dynamic Pork Industry - Laurie Hueneke, Director, International Trade Policy, Sanitary and Technical Affairs, National Pork Producers Council, from the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 9 - 11, 2012, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.

SwineCast 0744, Leading Without Authority - Pushing Rope With No Pull

SwineCast 0744 Show Notes:
  • Leadership without authority is a pig of a different color.  If you can't hire and fire, how do you keep the team moving forward?  General Stanley McChrystal found himself in just such an environment as he sought to meet his goals while working both within the U.S. military establishment and with outside contractors and civilians.   Good stuff from the Stanford Graduate School of Business "View From The Top" Series.

SwineCast 0742, Bridging The Animal Welfare Communications Gap With Consumers

SwineCast 0742 Show Notes:
  • Purdue's Dr. Candace Croney recently presented thoughts on sow housing and other welfare issues at the Midwest Pork Conference in Danville, IN.  She shares highlights from her presentation and discusses those animal management areas which are overshadowed by the current debate.
  • Link to Dr. Croney's 2012 Leman Conference Presentation.

Playlist: One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Use and Resistance


The 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

Is human antimicrobial resistance a result of animal agriculture's use of these important tools? How will current legislative initiatives affect our access and administration? Is there a track record in other countries to guide our decision-making?

Dr. Mary Torrence - NARMS - Surveillance On The Farm


Surveillance On The Farm with the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) - Dr. Mary Torrence, USDA/ARS, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

Dr. George Sundin - Antimicrobial Use in Plant Agriculture


Antimicrobial Use in Plant Agriculture - Dr. George Sundin, Michigan State University, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

Dr. Harry Snelson - Swine Industry Perspective of the Impacts of the Regulatory Environment


Swine Industry Perspective of the Impacts of the Regulatory Environment - Dr. Harry Snelson, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

SwineCast 0740, Finding Balance On Antimicrobial Resistance Discussion At "One Health Approach" Symposium

SwineCast 0740 Show Notes:
  • The "One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Use and Resistance" Symposium gathered prominent speakers and industry insiders in a unique round-table work environment, focusing on what's happening and what can be done.  Under the auspices of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, the event follows up on last year's extremely successful "Antibiotic Use In Food Animals".  The resulting videos and white paper from the 2011 conference have been downloaded over ten-thousand times.  Today we overview the conversations and outcomes with conference chair, Dr. Leah Dorman with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.
  • Links to important presentations from the One Health Approach conference.
  • Conference proceedings page at National Institute for Animal Agriculture.
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