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SwineCast 1096, Industry Updates on ABVP, SDRS, and Secure Pork

SwineCast 1096 Show Notes:

Panel - Producer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional Exercise

Producer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional ExerciseProducer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional Exercise USDA held an African Swine Fever Functional Exercise with 14 pork producing states in late September 2019. Hear from producers that participated in the exercise on their experience, what they learned, and what they changed on their farms as a result [video].

SwineCast 1095, At The Meeting - Protecting The Food System: COVID-19 Prevention Steps For Farm Staff

SwineCast 1095 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison talks about what farm staff need to do reduce their exposure to the Coronavirus to keep the food system operational.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant) are joined by Dr. Jeff Bender (School of Public Health, University of Minnesota). The group reviews the basics of the Coronavirus & COVID-19 science, steps to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease on farm, and what it means to keep the virus from hurting people and affecting the food system.
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1094, March Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1094 Show Notes:
  • This is the March update from the Swine Disease Reporting System. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, and Dr. Edison Magalhaes, chat with special guest Dr. Kent Schwartz from the Iowa State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.
  • The group discusses the trends of PRRS and PEDv and what they might mean for on farm management.

Panel - Foreign Experience with African Swine Fever

Foreign Experience with African Swine FeverForeign Experience with African Swine Fever This panel discussion included presentations from individuals with experience with African Swine Fever in China, Cambodia/Vietnam, and Russia. They shared their experience diagnosing the disease, depopulating farms, cleaning and disinfecting then repopulating [video].

SwineCast 1092, First Hand Experience with African Swine Fever In China

SwineCast 1092 Show Notes:

Panel - Alternatives to Antibiotics

Alternatives to AntibioticsAlternatives to Antibiotics This panel discussion shared general information, research, and experiences with alternatives to antibiotics for both production efficiencies and treatment replacement [video].

2020 Missouri Pork Expo

2020 Missouri Pork Expo2020 Missouri Pork Expo, February 11 - 12, 2020, Columbia, MO, USA. Presentations helped attendees learn about first hand experience in China on African Swine Fever, employee interviewing approaches, & pork economics today. Additional videos show Bill Even (National Pork Board), Mike Kehoe (Lt. Governor of Missouri), & Chris Chinn (Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture) addressing the Missouri Pork Industry Banquet & announcing Brinker Farms as the Missouri Leopold Conservation Award Winner.

2020 Minnesota Pork Congress

2020 Minnesota Pork Congress2020 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 28 - 29, 2020, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Presentations helped attendees learn about employee development, African Swine Fever, and the state of Minnesota Agriculture.

2020 Iowa Pork Congress

2020 Iowa Pork Congress2020 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22 - 23, 2020, Des Moines, IA USA. Panel presentations helped attendees learn about environmental stewardship, African Swine Fever in other countries, and farm operation risk management.
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