June 28, 2017

2017 Meeting Report: Developing a National Bio-surveillance System for the U.S. Swine Industry

On April 12-13, 2017, more than twenty-six representatives from the U.S. swine industry, state animal health officials (SAHOs), federal animal health officials, and academia came together […]
June 23, 2017

Emerging Disease Communications Strategy Formed

Early communication essential to engage resources When emerging swine disease arises, early communication about outbreaks is essential. Veterinarians and pork producers need to know who to […]
June 21, 2017

The Marketing Journey of Cull Sows and Secondary Market Pigs

By Dan Sutherland   Introduction The swine industry continues to deal with the threat of emerging new diseases. Post production pig movement plays an important role […]
May 9, 2017

Pathogen Transmission White Paper

Modeling the transboundary survival of foreign animal disease pathogens in contaminated feed ingredients.   Introduction: The North American swine industry is under constant threat of foreign […]
April 26, 2017

U.S. – Canada Biocontainment Project Objectives and Outcomes

There are multiple, effective transport biosecurity programs used in today’s pork industry but there is no consensus on a baseline set of SOPs that are implementable […]