This webinar will explore how African swine fever has affected markets, economies, and supply chains in the U.S. and globally including feed ingredients, pork, and various food products. Risk assessment and strategies to manage uncertainty of supply chain disruptions caused by global animal disease outbreaks will also be discussed.
This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website.
This week, the team is providing a summary of a research project performed down under by Laura Vargovic, Rebecca Z Athorn, Susanne Hermesch and Kim L Bunter. This publication focuses on how early indicators of pre-farrowing can improve sow welfare.
This week, we are sharing a review article, a collaborative effort between numerous leaders in swine mycoplasmosis, including UMN Dr. Maria Pieters, regarding the methodology to assess respiratory tract lesions at the slaughter house, available in open access on the Veterinary Research website.
The University of Minnesota had two Student Award Winners at the 2023 Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases! Both students received Animal Health Institute/Joseph J. Garbarino Foundation Biosafety & Biosecurity Awards for their presentations at the conference.
As we have been doing it every year, we would like to provide you a general summary of our 2022 activities on this science page. During 2022 we continued to fine tune our internal processes based on requests and feedback obtained from all of you.