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PorkBridge provides relevant and timely information for people involved with grow-finish swine operations. Since its inception in 2005, the series has reached producers and swine industry professionals across the U.S. and around the world. The audio portion of each session is recorded and provided to subscribers as it becomes available. For some of the earliest sessions listed no audio is available.

PorkBridge 2020 runs from February through December on an every-other-month basis. Registrations are accepted anything during the year. See the brochure for schedule, topics, speakers and registration form.

Presentations from selected program years are available for viewing by program year as listed below. Please note that information was correct and appropriate as of the presentation date. No guarantee is made of accuracy of any of the information since that date.


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2019 program year sessions click to expand

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February 2019
Foreign Animal Disease Awareness; Patrick Webb, National Pork Board

April 2019
Current Manure Research; Melissa Wilson, University of Minnesota

May/June 2019
Water Quality Considerations for Sows; Jesse McCoy, Neogen

August 2019
Contract Growing; Dusty Compart and Chris Murphy, Compeer

October 2019
Controlling Barn Environment; Brett Ramirez, Iowa State University

December 2019
Timely Intervention of Sick Pigs; John Baker, WVC Legacy Veterinary Services


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2018 program year sessions click to expand

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February 2018
Common Swine Industry Audit: Updates and Opportunities for Improvement; Jamee Eggers, National Pork Board

April 2018
How Non-Antibiotic Farms are Successful; Kyle Coble, New Fashion Pork

May/June 2018
Disinfectant Strategy in Swine Finishing Barns; Dave Thompson, Michigan State University

August 2018
Factors Influencing Air Pollutant Levels in Swine Barns; Pete Raynor, University of Minnesota, UMASH

October 2018
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae diagnostics; Maria Pieters, University of Minnesota

December 2018
Sorting Pigs in Wean-to-Finish Facilities to Maximize Output; Mike Ellis, University of Illinois


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2017 program year sessions click to expand

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February 2017
VFD Compliance in the Barns; Chris Rademacher, Iowa State University

April 2017
Seneca Valley Virus - Early Recognition; Laura Bruner, Swine Vet Center

June 2017
Responding to on Farm Disasters; Leon Sheets, Iowa pork producer

August 2017
On-Farm Research; Christina Phillips, Smithfield

October 2017
Sights, Sounds and Smells of a Normal Finisher Barn; Dale Ricker, The Ohio State University

December 2017
Recognizing Maintenance Needs; Joseph Zulovich, University of Missouri