Safe Pork abstract submission deadline has been extended to February 5

The 14th International Symposium on the Epidemiology and Control of Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards in Pigs and Pork will be held in New Orleans, LA, United States, from 15-17 May 2023. The conference is now accepting abstracts on food safety risks and methods that contribute to their control.

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Public health aspects related to African swine fever and global animal health – A free webinar

Register now for the second webinar in the Animal health aspects related to African swine fever series, “Public health aspects related to African swine fever and global animal health” on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 7:00 AM Central Standard Time.

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University of Minnesota iCOMOS/African Swine Fever Webinar Series

Animal health aspects related to African swine fever is a three-webinar series which will explore the unknowns and less obvious negative consequences of global disease pandemics using African Swine Fever as a model and begin a conversation about the need for preparedness and development of contingency plans when or if it occurs in the U.S. and elsewhere. The first webinar takes place on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 7:00 AM Central Standard Time.

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Leman Conference in Spanish Invitation

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.

During November 16-17th 2022, the University of Minnesota Swine Group will be hosting our second virtual Leman Conference exclusively in Spanish,
which includes important topics in health, biosecurity, production, emerging diseases, and sustainability. This virtual event is a great opportunity for
Spanish-speaking individuals working in U.S. pig production systems. The conference will have two keynote sessions that will cover the current ASF
situation in the Dominican Republic and the nutritional and feeding strategies when feed ingredients are costly. In addition, we will have 17
presentations dedicated to respiratory disease control; Senecavirus diagnostics, control, and elimination; strategies for decreasing mortality in all
production stages; best biosecurity practices, and sustainability programs presented by industry leaders. We will also have a diagnostic workshop that
will feature a practical necropsy session with best practices to perform post-mortem examinations. Monday is the last day to register! Register online at: https://lemanespanol.umn.edu/

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Calling all Spanish-speaking swine professionals: The Leman en Español Conference is returning for a second year!

The Leman en Español Conferencia, which will be held virtually on November 16 and 17 in 2022 is an opportunity to learn and network with other Spanish-speaking veterinarians, producers, academics and industry professionals!

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