Iowa Swine Day June 27, 2019
Ames, IA

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Presentations from Iowa Swine Day 2019 are linked below. Videos of selected presentations are available on the IPIC YouTube channel.

Plenary session

Sustainable intensification: How to satisfy the rising demand for animal protein without depleting natural resources link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Frank Mitloehner, professor, Animal Science, University of California-Davis, Davis, CA

Catchin' some ZZZ's: How Gen Z consumers understand and communicate about pork link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Wes Jamison, associate professor, Public Relations, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Tequesta, FL

Key elements to make a biosecurity program successful…and that are often neglected link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt, professor, University of Montreal, St-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada

Shape and improve your culture by developing your leadership principles link opens in new window/tab
Troy Van Hauen, founder and CEO, Accelerated Performance Technicians, Mount Juliet, TN

 

Concurrent session A: Hot topics in pork production

How precision livestock farming can advance pork production link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Dries Berckmans, CEO, SoundTalks, Heverlee, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium

Born2Live: Maximizing piglet survival via altered nutrition for hyper-prolific sows link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Peter Theil, adjunct professor, Aarhus University, Tjele, Viborg, Denmark

Off to the races: Keys to a successful wean pig transition link opens in new window/tab
Matt Grimm, wean to finish operations manager, Cactus Family Farms, West Des Moines, IA

Capturing the emerging genetic engineering technologies to move the pork industry forward link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Kevin Wells, associate professor, Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

 

Concurrent session B: Foreign animal disease preparation

African Swine Fever: An update from the other side of the world link opens in new window/tab
Dr. David Casey, director, product performance-Asia, PIC, Shanghai, China

My experience with African Swine Fever in Russia link opens in new window/tab
Gustavo Lopez, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN

Feed industry: Your partner in biosecurity link opens in new window/tab
Leah Wilkinson, vice president, public policy and education, American Feed Industry Association, Arlington, VA

African swine fever: Preparing at the farm level link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Pam Zaabel, veterinary specialist, Center for Food Security and Public Health, Iowa State University, Kellogg, IA

 

Concurrent session C: For growers: Practical solutions for day-to-day problems in the barn

Managing swine manure as a nutrient source, building soil organic matter, and improving soil health and water quality link opens in new window/tab
Steve Berger, farmer, Washington County, Wellman, IA

Animal mortality composting: Science, experience, art, and innovation link opens in new window/tab
Keith Warren, president, Advanced Composting Technologies, LLC, Candler, NC

Ventilation: what you need to know now link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Brett Ramirez, assistant professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

How to decide what to do and when with your facility link opens in new window/tab
Brian Blumhagen, general manager, New Modern Concepts, Iowa Falls, IA

 

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

Causes of leaky gut and the metabolic and production consequences of it link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Lance Baumgard, Norman L. Jacobson Endowed Professor in Dairy Nutrition, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

PCV3: Who cares? link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Bailey Arruda, assistant professor, Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Protecting pig privacy: The future of automated visual data analytics for swine assessment
Dr. Josh Peschel, assistant professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Using HACCP to assure food safety in the meat industry and identifying retail fresh meat cuts using URMIS link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Joe Cordray, professor and Smithfield Chair in Meat Extension, Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

Contacts:
Kristin Olsen, IPIC, 712-249-5731,  kmolsen@iastate.edu
Jason Ross, IPIC and animal science, 515-294-8647, jwross@iastate.edu