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 […]
April 19, 2017

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

On April 12-13, 2017, representatives from the U.S. swine industry, state animal health officials (SAHOs), federal animal health officials, and academia came together for a common […]
February 6, 2017

SHIC Board of Directors Releases 2017 Plan of Work

Ames, Iowa – The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Plan of Work for 2017 was recently approved by the organization’s Board of Directors and published on […]
January 31, 2017

A Year in Review: Swine Health Information Center Outputs in 2016

In January of 2016, Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) executive director Paul Sundberg emphasized, “We don’t know what the next threat will be, but coordinated disease […]