SwineCast Update for September 29, 2011 Science In Practice Award

The annual Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, held September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN, is a unique gathering for many industry leaders.  While speakers enjoy sharing 'Leman Moments', the top-notch presentations help bridge the gap from producer to practitioner.

Conversations and keynotes are available at SwineCast.com thanks to the generosity of the University of Minnesota Veterinary Continuing Education Program and Boehringer Ingelheim.

Reminder, the upcoming National Institute for Animal Agriculture's Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture conference is coming at a good time, with the recent finding by the GAO that linkage is insufficient to show human resistance resulting from food animal use. If you need to stay on top of this important topic for your organization, be in Chicago Oct. 26 and 27. We'll be there!

SwineCast® Conversations

  • Audio: Leman Science In Practice Award Winner - Dr. Gordon Spronk shares his gratitude and thanks for receiving the 2011 Allen D. Leman 'Science In Practice' award at the recent Leman Conference in St. Paul. Also included is the roll call of the new 'Ten Under Forty' Swine Vet Award program recipients by Pfizer's Dr. Steve Sornsen.
  • Video: Pathogens in the Twilight Zone - Dr. Peter Davies, University of Minnesota, Pathogens in the Twilight Zone: Update on emerging disease issues with implications for the pork industry. Dr. Davies highlights how the media portrays disease outbreaks and how the swine industry needs to act. From the 2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN USA.
  • Video: What should we do about flu? - Dr. Montserrat Torremorell, University of Minnesota, presenting the Hanson Lecture, asks "What should we do about flu?". Dr. Torremorell shares how the pig plays a part in the lifecycle of various forms of flu. From the 2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN USA.
  • Audio: Is Canada Increasing Lead In Animal Traceability? - While the U.S. livestock traceability effort struggles to connect the dots, Jeff Clark, manager of PigTrace Canada, shares how the traceability program north of the border hopes to garner international market share while providing additional animal health benefits.

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