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We often talk about live animals, people and vehicles as being the highest risk for introducing disease to a farm operation. But what about smart phones as a fomite? Scientists at the University of Arizona found that smartphones had...
University of Missouri Extension agricultural engineering specialist Teng Lim has been awarded a $179,933 grant to study new wean-to-harvest biosecurity projects to improve entry to swine operations. The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) awarded the grant with funds from the...
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...
By Rob Hannam, CEO Production limiting and highly infectious diseases continue to be a threat to the swine industry. In the US, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) is of particular concern, and cases often rise in the spring. According to...
Posted o Many successful truck wash operations utilize an internal audit system where someone is responsible for monitoring processes as trucks and trailers move through the wash, according to Dr. Erin Kettelkamp with the Swine Vet Center. What should these...
Farmscape for August 28, 2023 Full Interview 10:12 Listen The Swine Health Information Center is again calling for research proposals under round-2 of the 2.3 million dollar Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Research Program. The deadline for submitting research proposals under round-2...
Farmscape for August 22, 2023 Full Interview 10:12 Listen The Swine Health Information Center reports five new research projects have been approved for funding under the 2.3 million dollar Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Research Program. The Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Research Program, an...
Farmscape for August 4, 2023 Full Interview 10:50 Listen The Associate Director of the Swine Health Information Center suggests, by enhancing biosecurity during the wean-to-harvest phase of pork production, the risk of disease transmission will be reduced throughout all...
A fairly biosecure way to enjoy your local fairs: Everyone at the fair has a responsibility to protect pig health. Going to fairs, or anywhere else that has pigs from a different source, creates risk for your farm. There...
Did you know that regardless of how many pigs you care for, whether it’s a single show pig or thousands of market hogs, you are part of the pork industry? And, just as you are responsible for keeping your show...
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