Iowa Swine Day June 30, 2016
Ames, IA

photo

link opens in new window/tab pdf file opens in new window/tab

Plenary session

Human health impacts of antibiotic use in animal agriculture: Beliefs, opinions, and evidence link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Peter Davies, professor, Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN

Farmer-led efforts to improve water quality link opens in new window/tab
Sean McMahon, executive director, Iowa Water Quality Alliance

21st Century sustainable agriculture and pork production link opens in new window/tab
Sandra Vijn, director of food sustainability, World Wildlife Fund, Washington, D.C.

The good, the bad, the election: Handicapping the economic prospects for pork production and the economy, all rolled into one link opens in new window/tab
Joe Kerns, managing director, Kerns and Associates, Ames, IA

Concurrent session 1

FDA Guidances 209 and 213, Veterinary Feed Directives and FSMA link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Cassie Jones, assistant professor, Grain Science and Industry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

High farm productivity with low antimicrobial consumption: Is it possible? link opens in new window/tab
Michael Agerley, DVM, , SvineVet, Haderslev, Denmark

Controlling recombination: How gene editing may impact pig breeding link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Bill Christianson, chief operating officer, Genus PIC, Hendersonville, TN

Considerations in nutrition and management tactics for starting weaned pigs, especially those challenged with respiratory disease (2 files)
Wayne Cast link opens in new window/tab, director of nutritional services, NutriQuest, Mason City, IA
Dr. Cameron Schmitt link opens in new window/tab, Pipestone System, Independence, IA

Concurrent session 2

Our experience in converting to pen gestation: Balancing existing facility design and performance link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Noel Williams, chief operating officer, Iowa Select Farms, Iowa Falls, IA

Principles and practices to increase ventilation success link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Steve Hoff, professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

How to assess older facilities and determine best ROI for repairs and remodels link opens in new window/tab
Tracy Borkowski, director of maintenance operations, Iowa Select Farms, Iowa Falls, IA

Integrating filtration with your ventilation system: Are you positive? link opens in new window/tab
Rick Zimmerman, Midwest Environmental Specialists, Peoria, IL

Concurrent session 3: What's new in research at Iowa State University

Manure in a changing world: Water conservation, diets, equipment, and application decisions to get more from manure link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Dan Andersen, assistant professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Are more feed efficient pigs really less robust and more susceptible to disease? link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Jack Dekkers, distinguished professor, Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Optimizing the use of dietary fats: quality control, nutritional value and practical applications link opens in new window/tab
Dr. John Patience, professor, Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Producers strive for full value pigs™ - What about full-value pork? link opens in new window/tab
Dr. Ken Prusa, professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition, and Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

Contacts:

Mariana Rossoni Serao, Animal Science, 515-294-5727, mcrserao@iastate.edu
John Patience, Animal Science, 515-294-5132, jfp@iastate.edu