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September 10, 2013

What PEDV research is being done and what actionable information is being developed?

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Update - Dr. Darin Madson, Iowa State University, Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, from the 2013 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 16-18, 2013, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.

Dr. Darin Madson tackles explaining the science side of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV), with the aim of helping managers and staff understand what is being done to detect, isolate, and understand the virus so as to help contain and stop the virus' spread. Dr. Madson also shares what research is being done and what actionable information is being developed.

September 10, 2013

The rotavirus is everywhere and almost all farms will test positive, and is a major cause of diarrhea. What can be done to help diagnosis?

Rotavirus Update: Pathogen, Diagnostics, Immunity and Prevention - Dr. Darin Madson, Iowa State University, Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, from the 2013 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 16-18, 2013, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.

Dr. Darin Madson provides an update on rotavirus: the pathogen; diagnostics; immunity and prevention. The rotavirus is everywhere and almost all farms will test positive, and is a major cause of diarrhea.

September 10, 2013

Salmonella tends to be thought of as a food safety and public health issue. With agriculture being perceived by consumers as really food production, pork production practices will be seen in the light of food production too.

Pre-Harvest Risk Factors for Salmonella in Pork Production - Dr. Marcos H. Rostagno, Research Animal Scientist/Adjunct Faculty, USDA-ARS / Purdue University, from the 2013 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 16-18, 2013, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.

Dr. Marcos Rostagno, Research Animal Scientist/Adjunct Faculty, USDA-ARS / Purdue University, provides an overview of salmonella and its role in pork production.

August 26, 2013

How did we get to this level of Bacon-omics? This presentation walks through historic pork economics to help bring perspective why the market is where it is today.

Variability in the Principal Determinants of Cost of Production for Pigs and the DDGS - Bacon Quality Dilemma - Dr. Dennis DiPietre, KnowledgeVentures, LLC, from the 2013 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 16-18, 2013, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.

Dr. Dennis DiPietre takes a trip through pork economics to help bring perspective why the market is where it is today. He then look to the current data to help producers understand where costs of production are going to be and how various inputs play a part.

January 15, 2013

Swine farms have to keep up with change or risk being put out of business. How has the Pipestone System evolved?

Applying Research to Decision Making to Maximize Returns at Pipestone - Dr. Barry R. Kerkaert, Director of Grow Finish Management, Pipestone Vet Clinic, from the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 9 - 11, 2012, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.

January 15, 2013

While nursery enteric disease is not glamorous, it is something that, with methodical and detailed work, can be managed. How?

A Review of Nursery Scouring - Dr. Keith Kinsley, Swine Services Manager, Standard Nutritional Services, from the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 9 - 11, 2012, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.

January 15, 2013

How are pork free trade agreements working and what are the opportunities for pork producers?

Trade Policy for a Dynamic Pork Industry - Laurie Hueneke, Director, International Trade Policy, Sanitary and Technical Affairs, National Pork Producers Council, from the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 9 - 11, 2012, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.