Biosecurity

New sensor for wind monitoring released

Onset announced its new Wind Direction Smart Sensor, a research-grade plug-and-play sensor for measuring and logging wind direction data. FULL STORY »

FDA drug action on hold

Last week the FDA backed off its original intent to withdraw certain antimicrobials from food-animals. FULL STORY »

Still time to register for PRRS webinar, Dec. 21

You can still sign up to participate in Pork Network’s free webinar-- “PRRS: Strategies to keep it at bay.” The hour-long session will take place on Wed., Dec. 21, at 10:30 a.m (Central Time). FULL STORY »

Composting helps swine farm improve biosecurity

Composting animal mortalities eliminated potential sources of disease outbreaks from Iowa State University swine farms: rendering and fuel trucks. FULL STORY »

Animal Traceability Rule comments end; awaiting the next step

USDA’s comment period for the proposed national livestock identification program came to a close on Dec. 9. NPPC supports a mandatory traceability program and submitted comments on behalf of the Swine Identification Implementation Task Force. FULL STORY »

Webinar for answers to PRRS, Dec. 21

On Dec. 21, a free webinar-- “PRRS: Strategies to keep it at bay”—will feature Dr. Scott Dee, world-renown expert on PRRS transmission, biosecurity and aerobiology. FULL STORY »

A deeper look at antibiotic use in food animals

There is no shortage of opinions regarding antibiotic use in food-animal production. However, scientific facts are harder to come by. To bridge that gap, the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) released a White Paper, summarizing presentations and more from its "Antibiotic Use in Food Animals: A Dialogue for Common Purpose" symposium held this fall. FULL STORY »

Minnesota regional PRRS meeting, Dec. 5

To update pork producers on voluntary regional efforts to control porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and to encourage participation, a meeting will be Dec. 5, in Prinsburg, Minn. FULL STORY »

‘Tis the flu season

As we enter influenza season in humans and swine, it is important to remember the importance of vaccination and other control measures (such as frequent hand washing) to minimize the risk of viral spread. FULL STORY »

Swine disease management sets a good example

Livestock production today is efficient and for the most part conducted under the best management available, including close relationships with veterinarians. FULL STORY »

Commentary: Traceability is like a bad penny

Animal identification is like a bad penny, it just keeps coming back around. But unlike that penny, animal ID/traceback is becoming increasingly valuable in the marketplace and not having an all-inclusive program is becoming increasingly risky. FULL STORY »

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