World issues

Dr. Scott Brown - Challenges in Antibiotic Product Development in a Rapidly Changing Global Landscape


Challenges in Antibiotic Product Development in a Rapidly Changing Global Landscape - Dr. Scott Brown, Senior Director of Metabolism and Safety, Pfizer Animal Health, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Robert Flamm - The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance in Human Health


The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance in Human Health - Dr. Robert Flamm, Director of Antimicrobial Development, JMI Laboratories, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

SwineCast 0669, Feeding The World Is High Tech

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The Future of America, What Does It Hold?


What does the future of America hold? Some good perspective from a recent video series at the Wall Street Journal titled "America: A Portfolio of Ideas" featured several different perspectives and is highly recommended. To give you a feel for what it holds we share this brief audio featuring John Naisbitt (Megatrends) and Gloria Naisbitt on the influence of culture on our trading relationship with China.

SwineCast 0668, Understanding How China Thinks Could Be Key To Our Future

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What Is Happening in Emerging and Re-emerging Pig Diseases?

Review of 6th International Symposium on Emerging and Re-emerging Pig DiseasesReviewing Pig Diseases Dr. Bob Morrison connects on recent conference presentations from 6th International Symposium on Emerging and Re-emerging Pig Diseases. On the panel: Carl Grontvedt, DVM, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science; Amy Vincent, Veterinary Medical Officer, USDA-ARS, Ames, IA; Marie Gramer, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota; and Montse Torremorell, Allen D. Leman Chair, University of Minnesota.

SwineCast 0667, Will Lowering The Renewable Fuel Standard Impact Feed Availability?

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  • President-Elect of the National Pork Producers Council, Carolina producer R.C. Hunt, joins us to discuss legislation which allows for variation in the Renewable Fuel Standard based on the U.S. corn supply.
  • Overview of the Legislation

SwineCast 0664, Join Me In Chicago To Connect With Consumer Concerns

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2011 Leman Swine Conference

2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference 2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference - This annual conference, held September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN, is a unique gathering for many industry leaders. While speakers enjoy sharing 'Leman Moments', the top-notch presentations help bridge the gap from producer to practitioner.

SwineCast 0660, Is Canada Increasing Lead In Animal Traceability?

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  • While the U.S. livestock traceability effort struggles to connect the dots, Jeff Clark, manager of PigTrace Canada, tells Bruce Cochrane the traceability program north of the border hopes to garner international market share while providing additional animal health benefits.
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