PRRSV 144 L1C: A Rapid Response to a National Crisis

Every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website. In...

Understanding the pig gut microbiome will help producers manage their herds

A nationwide team of researchers, co-led by Ontario Veterinary College faculty members from the University of Guelph, are pursuing the discovery of beneficial gut...

Researchers Evaluate PCR Test Ability to Detect Viruses in Plant Material

Farmscape for November 29, 2021 Full Interview 5:28 Listen Research conducted on behalf of the Swine Health Information will help set the stage for more...

Breakthrough Research Prompts Advancement in Swine Pathogen Destruction

Farmscape for November 23, 2021 Full Interview 10:36 Listen The Associate Dean Research with the University of Saskatchewan says researchers are now looking for ways...

K-State researcher continues efforts to halt spread of African swine fever

Megan Niederwerder, assistant professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, will lead a new $513,000...

U.S. Pork Sector Evaluates Prospects of Eradication of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea

Farmscape for November 16, 2021 Full Interview 16:20 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center suggests the eradication of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea...

10 Animal Health Startups Complete “Plug And Play Topeka” Accelerator Program

GO Topeka, the economic development group for Kansas' Capital City, today announced that 10 new startups have graduated from Plug and Play Topeka, an...

Increased PRRS Infections Prompt Call for Stepped-up Biosecurity Heading into Winter

Farmscape for November 10, 2021 Full Interview 16:20 Listen In light of a substantial increase in PRRS infections, the Swine Health Information Center is encouraging...

Early Identification of Infection Improves Likelihood of Recovery and Allows Timelier Response to Foreign...

Farmscape for November 8, 2021 Full Interview 17:01 Listen A Michigan State University Swine Extension Veterinarian with says faster detection of illness in pigs increases...

Understanding PRRS 1-4-4

The swine industry is battling a tough strain of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus – PRRS 1-4-4 Lineage 1C. It is an unusual strain because infections peak in spring/summer,...
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