June 26, 2018

SHIC Board Approves Project to Examine Future Industry Needs and Introduces PCR Assay Catalog

For Immediate Release: June 25, 2018 Ames, Iowa — Always concerned about the future of the pork industry, the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Board of […]
April 19, 2018

SHIC Rapid Response Program Investigates PEDV and Refines Processes

Reports of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) recently triggered a request for the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Rapid Response Program to help identify pathways of PEDV introduction on affected farms.
April 5, 2018

SHIC-Funded Feed Pathogen Transport Study Published

Researchers from South Dakota State University, Pipestone Veterinary Services in Minnesota and Kansas State University found that seven of the 11 animal viruses tested can potentially survive the transglobal journey from Asia or Europe to the United States in at least two commonly imported feed ingredients. The scientists examined virus survivability in 11 imported feed ingredients and products by replicating the environmental conditions in shipping containers.
January 17, 2018

SHIC 2017 Accomplishments Reviewed and Accepted

Ames, Iowa – Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Executive Director Dr. Paul Sundberg presented the 2017 Annual Report and the Center’s accomplishments at the National Pork […]
August 23, 2017

SHIC Funds Near Real-Time Global Swine Disease Monitoring System

Ames, Iowa – The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) has funded a near real-time monitoring system for swine diseases around the world. Reviewed by SHIC’s Monitoring […]