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Measures to Minimize Influenza Transmission at Swine Exhibitions - Dr. Bret D. Marsh, State Veterinarian, Indiana State Board of Animal Health, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Bret Marsh presents the 2012 H3N2 influenza virus events and looks ahead to 2013. Dr. Marsh provides a timeline from the 2012 state and county fairs activity. He then makes several recommendations for fair management to take on for 2013.

A New Approach to PRV and SB: A Concept - Dr. Troy Bigelow, USDA/APHIS/VS, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Troy Bigelow overviews the paper "A New Approach to PRV and SB: A Concept" and the proposal for changing the regulations of pseudorabies and swine brucellosis. Dr. Bigelow points out that the regulations currently in place from 1970's and the effort to change them is a must so that the public are protected.

PRRS Working Group Update - Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Information & Research, National Pork Board, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Swine Industry Efforts to Address Influenza - Dr. Jennifer Koeman, Director, Producer & Public Health, National Pork Board, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Policy That Will Meet the Needs of the Growing Food Supply - Mr. Bryan Dierlam, Director, Government Affairs, Cargill, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Grand Societal Challenges and the Role of Animal Science - Mr. Lowell Randel, Science Policy Director, Federation of Animal Sciences Societies, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Mr. Lowell Randel digs into the challenges facing agriculture and how animal sciences can play an important role to funding, research, and policy. Issues to tackle? Water use, understanding pathogens, and growing food in a changing climate.

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Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Animal Agriculture and Public Opinion - Dr. Sebastian E. Heath VetMB PhD, Branch Chief for Program Development - FEMA, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Getting to a Comprehensive Food Safety System - Dr. John Ruby, Technical Services, JBS USA, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Financial Impact of Tomorrow's Trends on Animal Agriculture - Ms. Deborah Perkins, Managing Director, Rabobank International, Dallas Office, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Ms. Deborah Perkins presents a three part session to cover: 1) key drivers behind technology developments; 2) factors affecting uptake of technology; and 3) implications from a financier’s perspective. Take away: "Technologies with a positive impact on profitability will be attractive to players all along the chain."

What Role Will Animal Biotechnology Play in Feeding the World? - Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, Cooperative Extension Specialist, Animal Genomics & Biotechnology, Department of Animal Science, University of California - Davis, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.