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April 30, 2013

What are the issues and actions required to change the regulations of pseudorabies and swine brucellosis?

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.

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.

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 30, 2013

How are people preparing for H3N2 influenza virus events in 2013 and 2014?

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.

April 30, 2013

What are steps Wisconsin is taking to understand and monitor PRRS?

PRRS Management in Wisconsin - Dr. Paul J. McGraw, Assistant State Veterinarian, WI Dept of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.