SHIC WEAN-TO-HARVEST BIOSECURITY PROGRAM

Wean-to-harvest biosecurity has been developing as a complex problem for many years. The program will look for cost-effective, innovative solutions to a significant biosecurity gap in US swine production.

1. Why is SHIC involved in wean-to-harvest biosecurity?
2. Why do this?
3. How’s it going to get done?
4. When will I see results?

Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Site Task Force Members

Member Affiliation
Arruda, Andréia
The Ohio State University
Becton, Lisa
National Pork Board
Borgic, Phil
Borgic Farms
Bromfield, Corinne
University of Missouri
Connor, Joe
Carthage Veterinary Service
Daughtry, Doug
Smithfield
Donovan, Tara
The Hanor Company
Dufresne, Luc
Seaboard Foods
Eisenmenger, Mike
Swine Vet Center
Fent, Joe
Smithfield
Forseth, Anna
National Pork Producers Council
Goodell, Christa
Boehringer Ingelheim
Hamernik, Debora
USDA NIFA
Hershey, Lauren
Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research
Madson, Darin
JBS Live Pork
Mote, Benny
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Niederwerder, Megan
Swine Health Information Center
Pepin, Brent
Cytotheryx
Pieters, Maria
University of Minnesota
Rotolo, Marisa
PIC
Sauder, Art
Livestock Services
Schwartz, Mark
Schwartz Farms
Smith, Matt
TriOak Foods
Snelson, Harry
American Association of Swine Veterinarians
Spronk, Gordon
Pipestone
Sundberg, Paul
Swine Health Information Center
Thornton, Frederick
Smithfield
Zaabel, Pam
National Pork Board
Zubrowicz, Piotr
Smithfield

Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Transport Task Force

Member Affiliation
Baker, Butch
Swine Consultant
Becton, Lisa
National Pork Board
Boykin, Daniel
Cactus Family Farms
Brandt, Steve
Steve's Livestock Transport
Brockhoff, Egan
Canadian Pork Council
Corzo, Cesar
University of Minnesota
Dykhuis, Joe
Dykhuis Farms
Forseth, Anna
National Pork Producers Council
Geiger, Jer
PIC
Hersey, Lauren
Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research
Holtkamp, Derald
Iowa State University
Kramer, Scott
USDA
Miknis, Rob
USDA
Niederwerder, Megan
Swine Health Information Center
Opperman, Scott
Smithfield
Parks, Lawrence
Parks Livestock
Pittman, Jeremy
Smithfield
Pyburn, Dave
BioChek
Robbins, Rebecca
Swine Consultant
Rush, Ron
Iowa Select Farms
Snelson, Harry
American Association of Swine Veterinarians
Specht, Terri
Heimerl Farms
Sundberg, Paul
Swine Health Information Center
Torremorell, Montse
University of Minnesota
Wiseman, Barry
Triumph Foods
Yeske, Paul
Swine Vet Center
Zaabel, Pam
National Pork Board

MORE INFORMATION

SHIC Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Program Moving Forward

SHIC-funded project detailed how PRRS and PED negative pigs placed on wean-to-harvest sites become infected after placement.

Call for Research Funding Proposals Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Program

SHIC,  Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research(FFAR), and Pork Checkoff, joined together to fund a Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Program.

SHIC Sets Focus on Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity

This summer, the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Board of Directors voted to proceed with a collaborative effort to focus on wean-to-harvest biosecurity.