Iowa Swine Day June 28, 2018
Ames, IA

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Selected video recordings (listed below) are posted on IPIC YouTube channel.

Plenary session



History, vision and strategic planning that brought Sunterra Farms to where it is today link opens in new window/tab
Ray Price, Sunterra Farms, Acme, Alberta, Canada; Dave Price, Sunterra Farms, Acme, Alberta, Canada



Will the new packing plants save us from ourselves? link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Steve Meyer, economist, Kerns and Associates, Stillwater, OK Find the pdf version of this presentation here.


Will the new packing plants save us from ourselves? link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Steve Meyer, economist, Kerns and Associates, Stillwater, OK

When the headline is you
Jeff Ansell, president, Jeff Ansell and Associates, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Global trends in protein consumption and implications for pork production
David McDonald, president and chief operating officer, OSI Group, LLC, Aurora, IL

Concurrent session 1: New and emerging technologies in pork production


Innovations in the future link opens in new window/tab
Lee Whittington, president and chief executive officer, Prairie Swine Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada


Are you ready for the challenge of future pig farming? link opens in new window/tab

Daniel Holling, director, Customer Solutions BU Pig-Europa, Big Dutchman International GmbH


The drive to reduce sperm per female inseminated and deliver sexed semen to the swine industry: Are we there yet? link opens in new window/tab

Dr. Brad Belstra, Reproductive Services Manager, Fast Genetics, Ames, IA


Cybersecurity: Recognizing the risks as animal agriculture goes digital link opens in new window/tab

Jeff Evenson, Senior Information Security Analyst, Compeer Financial, Mankato, MN

Concurrent session 2: Decision making and farm management


Negotiating hogs: Then, now, and into the future link opens in new window/tab

Dave DeLaney, Director of Marketing, Kerns and Associates, Ames, IA


Proactive on-farm swine welfare: Tools, strategies and empowerment for the industry to succeed link opens in new window/tab

Dr. Anna Johnson, associate professor, Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA


Best practices in siting new hog barns: Perspective vs reality link opens in new window/tab
Paul Kostboth, owner/manager, A1 Development Solutions, Sioux Falls, SD


Manure is better for water quality and soil health link opens in new window/tab

Becky Sexton, owner, Twin Lakes Environmental Services, LLC, Rockwell City, IA

Concurrent session 3: Management of health and disease


New lessons learned about control of mycoplasma hyopneumonia link opens in new window/tab

Dr. Paul Yeske, Swine Vet Center, St Peter, MN


Application of batch farrowing for disease control purposes link opens in new window/tab

Dr. Clayton Johnson, Carthage Veterinary Services, Carthage, IL

Our experience with antibiotic free production
Dr. Marlin Hoogland, Smithfield Foods


Looking over the hill: Monitoring for, preparing for, and preventing the next PED link opens in new window/tab

Dr. Paul Sundberg, executive director, Swine Health Information Center, Ames, IA

Concurrent session 4: What's new in research at Iowa State University?


Update on industry-wide investigation into the root causes of pelvic organ prolapse link opens in new window/tab

Dr. Jason Ross, associate professor, Animal Science and director, Iowa Pork Industry Center, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; Amanda Chipman, Extension swine specialist, Iowa Pork Industry Center, Iowa State University, Ames, IA


Metabolic adaptation to disease in pigs link opens in new window/tab

Dr. Nick Gabler, associate professor, Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA


Minimizing the impact of heat stress on pigs: Common ventilation errors, how to correct them and how to prevent them link opens in new window/tab

Dr. Brett Ramirez, assistant professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA


New surveillance methods to detect PRRS at low prevalence link opens in new window/tab

Dr. Daniel Linhares, assistant professor, Vet Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

Contacts:
John Patience, Animal Science, 515-294-5132, jfp@iastate.edu
Jason Ross, IPIC and animal science, 515-294-8647, jwross@iastate.edu