world issues

Dr. Julio Alverez - Impact of PED in Growing Pigs


Impact of PED in Growing Pigs - Dr. Julio Alverez, University of Minnesota, from the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-16, 2014, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Nine Billion People Need To Eat

Dr. Nate Hagens - Feeding the World in the 21st Century- A Wide Boundary PerspectiveFeeding the World - Wide Boundary Perspective Dr. Nate Hagens, University of Minnesota, believes how people view these three lenses ( Energy, Environment, and Human Behavior) are going to shape the world in the years leading up to when the population grows to 9 billion people. Take away: 1) Money is a marker for energy and natural resources. In the long run energy is what we have to budget and spend! 2) We need technology… But not new gadgets.

Dr. Nate Hagens - Feeding the World in the 21st Century- A Wide Boundary Perspective


Feeding the World in the 21st Century- A Wide Boundary Perspective - Dr. Nate Hagens, University of Minnesota, from the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-16, 2014, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Fabio Vannucci - Opportunities on Biosecurity in Brazil


Opportunities on Biosecurity in Brazil - Dr. Fabio Vannucci, Microvet, from the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-16, 2014, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Peter Davies - What PEDv Taught Us About Biosecurity?


What PEDv Taught Us About Biosecurity? - Dr. Peter Davies, University of Minnesota, from the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-16, 2014, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Tim Snider - Prevalence and Molecular Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile in Food and Companion Animals, Retail Meats, and


Prevalence and Molecular Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile in Food and Companion Animals, Retail Meats, and Humans in Minnesota - Dr. Tim Snider, University of Minnesota, from the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-16, 2014, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Peter Davies - MRSA in the Swine Industry - Recent Developments


MRSA in the Swine Industry - Recent Developments - Dr. Peter Davies, University of Minnesota, from the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-16, 2014, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

SwineCast 0838, North American PRRS Conference Promises Multi-Discipline Collaboration

SwineCast 0838 Show Notes:
  • A conversation with symposium organizer Dr. Bob Rowland discussing topics to be covered at the North American PRRS Symposium and the value of such cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Being Prepared For The Next Disease

Working on Our Animal Disease PreparednessWorking on Our Animal Disease Preparedness Dr. Paul Sundberg, Vice President, National Pork Board, outlines several of the lessons learned from the outbreak of PEDv. Pathway of introduction is difficult – at best; Corollary - Be prepared for the next one to come because it is coming; Better state-federal-industry response coordination is essential; and We can’t expect USDA alone to respond quickly and efficiently to the “next PED” in time to stop it. Corollary - Industry needs to be responsible for managing production diseases.
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