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October 6, 2014

What does the recent emergence of swine coronaviruses look like from a virologist’s perspective?

Recent Emergence of Swine Coronaviruses in North America - Dr. Dick Hesse, Director of Diagnostic Virology, K-State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, from the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-16, 2014, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

May 14, 2013

How would you talk about genetics to help other understand the concepts?

How Do You Talk to Livestock Producers About Genetics? - Dr. Debra Aaron, Professor, Statistics; Beef Cattle Genetics, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Debra Aaron, Professor, Statistics; Beef Cattle Genetics, University of Kentucky, provides insight on how to communicate the ideas and concepts of genetics. She provides examples of college courses on genetics plus offers a highlight of the various course material. Dr. Aaron's take away:

April 30, 2013

Is there continued focus on improving swine health and monitoring for influenza?

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.

November 27, 2012

What are the issues in developing alternatives to antimicrobials?

Issues in Developing Alternatives to Antimicrobials - Dr. Aoife Corrigan, Alltech, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

November 27, 2012

What are the future strategies to develop alternatives to antibiotics for agriculture?

Overview of Alternatives to Antibiotics in Agriculture - Dr. Cyril Gay, USDA, ARS, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

November 27, 2012

Antimicrobials are used in plants? Yes they are! Dr. George Sundin provides information on how antimicrobials are used in plant agriculture.

Antimicrobial Use in Plant Agriculture - Dr. George Sundin, Michigan State University, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

November 27, 2012

What is the swine industry's perspective on antimicrobial restrictions?

Swine Industry Perspective of the Impacts of the Regulatory Environment - Dr. Harry Snelson, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

November 27, 2012

What are antimicrobials and how are they used in humans?

An Overview of Antimicrobial Use - Dr. Kurt Stevenson, The Ohio State University Medical Center, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

November 27, 2012

What is the state of antimicrobial resistance surveillance and management in hospitals and community settings?

Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance and Management in Hospital and Community Settings - Issues for Human Population Medicine - Dr. Kurt Stevenson, The Ohio State University Medical Center, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

November 27, 2012

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a concern for consumers and industry alike, though for different reasons. What are the issues and what solutions are being presented?

Keynote - One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use - Dr. Lonnie King, Dean, The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

November 27, 2012

What is happening with nationally funded antimicrobial resistance research projects?

Progress Report on Nationally Funded Antimicrobial Resistance Research Projects - Dr. Mary Torrence, USDA, ARS, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

November 27, 2012

How can the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) work on farms?

NARMS – Surveillance On The Farm - Dr. Mary Torrence, USDA/ARS, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

November 27, 2012

How is antimicrobial resistance monitored and where does the data get used?

An Overview Of Resistance Trends And Update on Surveillance Related Research - Dr. Patrick McDermott, FDA/CVM, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

November 27, 2012

How does antimicrobial resistance develop? Dr. Singer presents a definition of resistance and how resistance works.

Antimicrobial Resistance - How Does It Develop & Where Does It Come From? - Dr. Randy Singer, University of Minnesota, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

November 27, 2012

How is antimicrobial use in veterinary medicine happening today and what is in store tomorrow?

Antimicrobial Use in Veterinary Medicine Today and Tomorrow - Dr. Ron DeHaven , AVMA Executive Vice-President, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

May 29, 2012

What are the practical applications of genomic technology on dairy and beef farms?

Practical Application of Genomic Technology with Q&A - Adam Griffin, Herd Advancement Services, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

May 29, 2012

How does antimicrobial use in poultry production work? Dr. Hector Cervantes, Senior Manager for Poultry Technical Services, Phibro Animal Health, shares how subtherapeutic levels are used to prevent subclinical diseases to maintain enteric health. Dr. Cervantes contrasts this with therapeutic levels to treat and control diseases like necrotic enteritis or systemic E. Coli infections.

Antimicrobial Use In Poultry Production - Dr. Hector Cervantes, Senior Manager for Poultry Technical Services, Phibro Animal Health, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

May 29, 2012

What does the proposed restructuring of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) look like? Dr. Lanny Pace, Executive Director, Mississippi State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, aims to provide broad exposure of the NAHLN restructuring and answer questions.

The Proposed Restructuring of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) - Dr. Lanny Pace, Executive Director, Mississippi State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.