Persistent PRRS in Finishing Pigs Raises Concerns

Podcasts are a perfect way to get caught up with new swine information! We are presenting you the latest episode from “At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison” in collaboration with SwineCast.

Various PRRS strains, including 144 lineage C, remain dangerously active in the Midwest pig production belt, despite a hot, dry summer.

Three veterinarians describe what they are seeing and doing to reverse PRRS-driven losses. Dr. Deb Murray (New Fashion Pork), Dr. Kat Wood (Christensen Farms), and Dr. Ryan Strobel (Swine Vet Center), have a lively and timely discussion with the The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell – College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk – Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell – Swine Veterinary Consultant).

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ASF returns to the Caribbean: a podcast

Podcasts are a perfect way to get caught up with new swine information! We are presenting you the latest episode from “At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison” in collaboration with SwineCast.

African Swine Fever (ASF) returns to the Caribbean is the focus of this episode. After nearly 50 years, African Swine Fever (ASF) has returned to threaten the Caribbean swine population, including Puerto Rico. What are the risks for producers?

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Can we effectively eliminate influenza from farms?

Podcasts are a perfect way to get caught up with new swine information! We are presenting you the latest episode from “At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison” in collaboration with SwineCast.

In this new episode, multiple strategies to eliminate swine influenza from farms are discussed.

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Producing a climate neutral pig?

Podcasts are a perfect way to get caught up with new swine information! We are presenting you the latest episode from “At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison” in collaboration with SwineCast.

 This episode brings insight on livestock and the environment. Animal agriculture is often labeled as part of the climate change problem. Understanding the differences between greenhouse gasses like CO2, methane and nitrous oxide is key to reframing animal agriculture as part of a climate change solution.

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How Are The Asian Pork Markets?

Podcasts are a perfect way to get caught up with new swine information! We are presenting you the latest episode from “At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison” in collaboration with SwineCast.

This episode looks at markets that have been signaling a future shortage of pork in Asian markets as a second wave of African Swine Fever (ASF) sweeps through China, Vietnam, and elsewhere.

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