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.
The short-term effects of the 2012 drought are readily apparent though we hope the feed price peaks are behind us. Looking through a banker's glasses at the waves resulting from a short crop... and what scenario for 2013 most concerns Jeffrey Swanhorst, Executive Vice-President of Credit and Chief Credit Officer for AgriBank.
Antibiotic use and future records necessary to keep the government and our customers happy - Dr. Matt Anderson, from the 2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
MRSA Today Livestock associated methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an emerging political and disease issue that is a hot button topic. Dr. Peter Davies provides an update on the current research to better understand the risks to human health. Additionally, Dr. Davies details the MRSA history, how healthcare professionals have worked through MRSA infections, and how the media has played a part in educating the public [video].
2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference The annual Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, held September 15-18, in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, is a showcase gathering of swine practitioners, researchers, and producers joined by affiliated industry to share best practice experience and cutting-edge research. Thanks to the generosity of the University of Minnesota Veterinary Continuing Education team, hundreds of hours of preparation and presentation are distilled here for your review.