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The Swine Health Information Center seeks a second round of research proposals to investigate cost-effective and innovative technologies, protocols, or ideas to enhance biosecurity during the wean-to-harvest phase of pig production, due April 28, 2023. Funding for the selected...
About the Guest Dr. Derald Holtkamp is a Professor in the Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine (VDPAM) in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (Ames, Iowa, U.S.). He received his DVM, MS in Agricultural...
By Lorraine Stevenson-Hall, Biosecurity & Stakeholder Relations Lead Biosecurity is one of the most powerful tools for disease prevention and preparedness. There are so many factors impacting biosecurity that effective and consistent implementation can be challenging. Digitizing biosecurity facilitates monitoring...
Farmscape for July 27, 2023 Full Interview 10:52 Listen The Swine Health Information Center has extended the call for research proposals under the Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity program. The second call for research proposals under the 2.3 million dollar Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity program,...
Farmscape for April 18, 2023 Full Interview 8:17 Listen The Swine Health Information Center has issued a second request for research proposals under the Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Program. The 2.3 million dollar Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Program, funded by the Swine Health Information...
Biosecurity tips for small pork producers. Effective biosecurity on a swine farm requires practices and procedures to reduce the spread of disease between pigs, people, and other swine farms. A biosecurity plan is a set of written guidelines that consistently...
Virox Technologies, the maker of Prevail disinfectants and the manufacturer of some of the world’s  safest, most effective, eco-friendly disinfectant chemistries, is pleased to announce a new partnership  with EthoGuard Inc. Effective from June 17th, 2022, EthoGuard is appointed...
When incineration is conducted onsite, it significantly enhances biosecurity by containing potentially diseased waste within a controlled environment. High-temperature incineration immediately destroys pathogens, preventing the spread of disease. This is a crucial advantage over composting, where pathogens may survive...
A Saskatchewan pilot project is testing new technologies that will help pork producers improve biosecurity and protect their herds from disease. Farm Health Guardian and Saskatchewan Pork Development Board (Sask Pork) are collaborating to trial truck movement recording technologies...
By Lorraine Stevenson-Hall Trucks and other vehicles are a main culprit in the transmission of farm animal disease, particularly in the swine industry. Even when cleaning and disinfection are 100% effective, vehicles are still a significant pathway for disease spread...
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