Podcast: Protecting the food system from COVID-19

In this episode, Dr. Montse Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzel (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica) are joined by Dr. Jeff Bender (School of Public Health, University of Minnesota).

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Batch Farrowing In Large Farms: a podcast

Happy President’s Day to our US-based readers! If you have the chance to stay home and relax today, here is a podcast for you to enjoy!

In this episode, Drs. Torremorell, Spronk and Wetzell are hosting Dr. Daryl Olsen, managing partner at AVMC to talk about batch farrowings and how they are coming back even in dense pig production areas.

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Confused about Streptococcus zooepidemicus?

Dr. Matheus Costa wrote a couple of articles regarding this new swine pathogen for the online information platform Farmscape.

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This first one summarizes what is know about the pathogen so far. You may read the article on the website or even listen to Dr. Costa’s interview.

A second article focuses on biosecurity measures that should be implemented to prevent the spread of the pathogen. Again you may read the article or listen to the interview.

Lastly, Dr. Costa published a summary of the cases so far, shared on this blog a few months back and still available if you would like to read it again.

Podcast: Conversations around African Swine Fever

Happy holidays everyone! The swine group at the University of Minnesota wishes you the most wonderful time, surrounded by friends and family.

The latest episode of At the meeting… sees our hosts and their invited speaker talk about African Swine Fever: what is the current situation?

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PRRS podcast series: One or two vaccine doses against PRRS?

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.

There are already two episodes in this series. We shared the second episode last week and the first episode the week before. Feel to listen to them if you have not already!

This episode focuses on vaccination strategies against PRRS. What is best? One or two doses?
Drs. Torremorell, Spronk, and Wetzel are talking with Dr. Scott Dee from Pipestone Veterinary Services and Dr. Reid Philips from Boehringer-Ingleheim.

Listen to the podcast (17 minutes)