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June 19, 2013

What is Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) and how does it affect me?

Update on Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV): What is it and how will it affect me? - Dr. Lisa Becton, National Pork Board, and Dr. Tom Burkgren, AASV, from the 2013 World Pork Expo, June 5 - 7, 2013, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Lisa Becton, National Pork Board, Dr. Tom Burkgren, AASV, present an update on the status of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) in the U.S. pork industry and what outreach efforts are being taken.

Dr. Becton and Dr. Burkgren also outline research efforts that are being funded and how the research is going to proceed.

April 30, 2013

What is the future and focus of PRRS?

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.

April 16, 2012

African Swine Fever, aka Asfarviridae, a swine specific virus that does not effect humans, is a hardy virus. Dr. Lisa Becton digs into the specifics of this disease, the pig symptoms, and what can be done when an outbreak occurs. Is the US prepared?

African Swine Fever Situation in Russia - Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Information & Research, National Pork Board, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.