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Animal Diseases Will Always Be Around, What Are We Doing?

Emerging Disease Response Planning Updates, Working on Our PreparednessWorking on Our Preparedness Dr. Paul Sundberg, Vice President, Science and Technology, National Pork Board, outlines what the past porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) has done to change approaches to dealing with animal diseases. Dr. Sundberg details the Swine Pathogen Matrix Project and the changes implemented to work through swine diseases as they appear and staying prepared.

Feed Biosecurity Is A Must

Feed Biosecurity: A New Approach to PEDv ControlPEDv and Feed, There Is A Link Dr. Scott Dee, DVM PhD, Director of Research, Pipestone Veterinary Services, reviews the risk factors of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv). Dr. Dee closes with the research that shows the risk of feed as a vehicle for PEDv introduction into a farm is real.

What PEDv Research Is Occuring?

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus  (PEDV)  Status & Research UpdatePEDv State of The Union Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Information and Research, National Pork Board, provides an update on porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) and the research that is currently happening. Dr. Becton also shares what has been learned and what processes have been created or changed to be prepared for future animal disease outbreaks. Key take away: Communication across, up, and down is a must.

Dr. Lisa Becton - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) Status & Research Update


Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) Status & Research Update - Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Information and Research, National Pork Board, from the 2015 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 21-22, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Dr. Steve Meyer - Pork Industry Economic Outlook


Pork Industry Economic Outlook - Dr. Steve Meyer, Paragon Economics, from the 2015 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 21-22, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

SwineCast 0848, NPPC CEO Dierks Talks Policy With Minnesota Pork Producers

SwineCast 0848 Show Notes:
  • Neil Dierks, CEO of the National Pork Producers Council, conducts listening sessions whenever possible. This one took place at the 2015 MN Pork Congress. The sessions are closed to all but those producers in attendance but Neil shared some of the thoughts on industry issues afterwards.

PRRS Historical Perspective and Area Regional Control

Dr. Joe Connor - Historical Perspective of PRRS Area Regional Control (PRRS ARC)Past PRRS ARC Actions Help Us Learn For Future Dr. Joe Connor, Carthage Vet Service, shares historical perspectives of the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSv) and the area regional control (ARC) lessons learned to date. Dr. Connor concludes with some suggestions on directions veterinarians, farm staff & management, and related industry partners should take: communicate more; continue to build out information and data resources to help detect, monitor, and act; and be vigilant on biosecurity.

Dr. Enrique Mondaca - How Can We Better Evaluate Sequences? The Phylogenetic Pareto


How Can We Better Evaluate Sequences? The Phylogenetic Pareto - Dr. Enrique Mondaca, Boehringer Ingelheim, from the 2014 North American PRRS Symposium, December 5-6, 2013, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Andres Perez - PRRS Epidemiology: Closing Some of Our Knowledge Gaps


PRRS Epidemiology: Closing Some of Our Knowledge Gaps - Dr. Andres Perez, University of Minnesota, from the 2014 North American PRRS Symposium, December 5-6, 2013, Chicago, IL, USA.

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