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January 13, 2017

How is big data useful in animal health?

Big data and models: Are they really useful in disease management? - Dr. Jim Lowe, University of Illinois, from the 2016 North American PRRS Symposium, December 3‐4, 2016, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Jim Lowe, University of Illinois, looks at big data and asks if they are really useful in animal health. Dr. Lowe suggests that animal agriculture is a very complicated and confusing set of systems with variations in many sub-areas, for example biological, mechanical, and human behavior.

December 10, 2016

This annual conference featuring both researchers and practitioners shares actionable data and information to help understand and manage Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS).

The 2016 North American PRRS conference held December 3‐4, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, offers academia and industry information on research and solutions being developed to tackle PRRS and related swine illnesses.

March 6, 2014

Training on manure and lagoon management was a key set of sessions at the 2014 MO Pork Expo.

While PEDV is still a top concern among pork producers, other topics are in need of refreshed info. Included in this year's Missouri Pork Expo were several sessions on manure and lagoon management [panel, tips]. Dr.

January 29, 2014

PEDV was top of mind at the Minnesota Pork Congress, with a panel discussion plus update on US PEDV activity.

There were many great conversations at the Minnesota Pork Congress. Neil Dierks, CEO of the National Pork Producers Council, shares topics which surfaced during a listening session at the 2014 Minnesota Pork Congress [audio].

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 15, 2013

What are the nuances of swine PCV2 infections?

From Uterus to Fetus: PCV2 unstable sow herds - Dr. Darin Madson, Iowa State University, from the 2013 AASV BI Pre-Conference Seminar, San Diego, CA USA.

More presentations at http://www.swinecast.com/2013-boehringer-ingelheim-aasv-vertical-transmi...

April 15, 2013

What is the "Infection Chain" concept and how can it help swine operation managers?

Infection Chain: A new perspective on disease management - Dr. Edgar Diaz, Boehringer Ingelheim, from the 2013 AASV BI Pre-Conference Seminar, San Diego, CA USA.

More presentations at http://www.swinecast.com/2013-boehringer-ingelheim-aasv-vertical-transmi...

April 15, 2013

What happens before the pig cough and whatdo farm production staff tend to do in reaction to a cough?

The Chronology of a Cough: Are We Really Looking and Working in the Right Place? - Dr. Jim Lowe, Lowe Consulting Limited, LLC, from the 2013 AASV BI Pre-Conference Seminar, San Diego, CA USA.

More presentations at http://www.swinecast.com/2013-boehringer-ingelheim-aasv-vertical-transmi...

December 17, 2012

What are some new approaches to PRRS control? And is there an animal welfare communications gap with consumers?

As we are nearing the end of a year, most producers are happy to it see go. Here are Christmas wishes for good planting conditions in 2013 and a 165 or better bushels per acre in the U. S. corn yield.

Highlighting conversations on PRRS Control using herd closure techniques, Dr. Bob Morrison and The Morrison Group ‘have at’ recent research which looks at the length of time to go from bad to better and produce PRRSv-negative piglets.

November 2, 2012

A recent Leman Swine conference presentation asks if the measure of pigs per sow per year is financially valuable to know. Also, Dr. Ed Pajor, University of Calgary, updates swine professionals on the group sow housing research.

The National Institute for Animal Agriculture's 2012 Antibiotic Discussion Symposium, A One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Use and Resistance is only a couple of weeks away so your registration time is limited.

July 12, 2012

What is the economic impact of swine respiratory diseases? Dr. John Waddell, Professional Services Veterinarian, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., shares information on the economic outcomes of the diseases, and a 5 step process to discover, understand, and take action on handling these diseases based upon the farm's management goals.

Economic Impact of Respiratory Diseases on Production Farms - Dr. John Waddell, Professional Services Veterinarian, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., from the 2012 World Pork Expo, June 6-8, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

July 3, 2012

PRRSv costs US swine industry $664M. With this level of impact on the economics of pork production, much effort has gone into understanding the disease and how best to eliminate the virus. Bob Morrison, D.V.M., University of Minnesota, shares procedures for taking PRRS out of the breeding herd and presents data as to the effectiveness of these procedures.

PRRS regional elimination - procedures for taking PRRS out of the breeding herd - Bob Morrison, D.V.M., University of Minnesota, from the 2012 World Pork Expo, June 6-8, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

June 20, 2012

Information on animal health, economics, weather, and handling media during a crisis are available via the Pork Checkoff supported presentation series.

The 2012 World Pork Expo brought nearly 20,000 pork producers and industry leaders from 38 countries to Des Moines, Iowa, for the world's largest pork-specific trade show. For the producer, some of the highlights included the trade show floor with about 500 exhibitors, the Pork Academy, and the updates on the industry by the National Pork Producers Council.

May 7, 2012

Creating a disease database can help sites better understand disease impact. It also can help production staff react quicker. Dr. Tom Painter, Cargill Pork, provides an update on such a disease collection project, focusing on SIV, PRRS, and Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae, and how they used the database.

What Does It Cost To Have Multiple Pathogens In Your Flow? - Dr. Tom Painter, Cargill Pork, from the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Mile High Swine Health Seminar, March 6, 2012, Denver CO, USA.

January 16, 2012

How can the hog popultation data be used to better track and eliminate swine diseases?

Dr. Enrique Mondaca provides insight on how hog density in U.S. at the state and county levels are used to identify swine diseases and plan to eliminate them. From the 2011 International PRRS Symposium, December 2 - 3, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.