SwineCast 1164, At The Meeting – African Swine Fever Returns To The Caribbean

Download SwineCast mp3 podcast episode for pork productionSwineCast 1164 Show Notes:

  • African Swine Fever (ASF) returns to the Caribbean is the focus of this ‘At The Meeting’ Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison. 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?
  • 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) puts the Dominican Republic ASF outbreak in context with Dr. Peter Fernandez, a former USDA APHIS senior executive and now working through PJF AgroStrategies Consulting, LLC to provide expertise to various U.S. agricultural industries and private entities.
  • ‘At the Meeting’, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1162, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 41

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  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 41.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes and Dr. Giovani Trevisan provide an update on SDRS findings with Dr. Montse Torremorell, Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM) at the University of Minnesota.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 41, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1161, 2021 World Pork Expo: Global Trade And Diversification Strategies

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  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo Pork Academy, a panel of experts share insights on global trade, review China’s impact, and talk about U.S. diversification strategies.
  • International markets were worth a record $7.7 billion to the U.S. Pork industry in 2020 as China and other foreign markets pushed demand for pork to new heights. Learn about the global protein landscape, including China’s role, how the U.S. Meat Export Federation promotes pork in Asian countries and National Pork Board’s strategy to diversify exports. A pork producer will also share their perspective on the importance of exports to their own business.
  • The panel includes Dr. Clay Eastwood (Director of International Marketing for National Pork Board), Joel Haggard (Senior Vice President for the Asia Pacific Region at the U.S. Meat Export Federation), and Rupert Claxton (Meat Director for Gira International).