Thursday, June 26, 2014

7:30 am Registration desk opens - 1st floor lobby, Scheman Building
Morning refreshments
Morning plenary session: Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building
9:00 Welcome
9:15 Iowa pork industry by the numbers – How the pork industry contributes to Iowa’s agriculture and economy
Dr. John Lawrence, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
9:55 Understanding our Global Competition: China, Russia and Brazil
Laurie Huenke, National Pork Producers Council
10:35 Break
10:55 Antibiotics Used in Animals Raised for Food: Perception vs. Reality
Dr. Richard Raymond, former Undersecretary of Food Safety, USDA
11:35 Animal welfare: Expectations of the marketplace
Dr. Justin Ransom, Sr. Director, Quality Systems, U.S. Supply Chain Management, McDonald’s USA, LLC
12:15 pm Lunch (provided) - 2nd floor lobby area, Scheman Building

Afternoon concurrent sessions - Select one in each row
  PEDv, Health
and Biosecurity
Maintaining our Social License
to Produce Food
What’s new at
Iowa State University
1:30 Diagnosis and ecology of PED
Dr. Darin Madson, Iowa State University
Aligning production with consumer demand
Collette Kaster, Famland Foods Inc.
The informed producer: The future of data base decision making
Dr. Ken Stalder, Iowa State Universtiy, Ames, IA
2:10 PED - A steep learning curve in a short time
Dr. Ian Levis, Iowa Select Farms

Value added pork products: The role of producers in achieving higher value consumer pork products
Dan Sutherland, Procurement Director, Johnsonville Sausages LLC, Watertown, WI

Current swine euthanasia guidelines and recommendations
Dr. Larry Sadler, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
2:50 Break - 1st floor lobby area, Scheman Building
3:15 Filters: Pros and Cons
Dr. Darwin Reicks, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, MN
Swine nutrition optimized for life-time health and performance - a European perspective
Dr. Theo van Kempen, Nutreco, Van Boxmeer, The Netherlands
Loose housing of dry sows: What can we learn from Europe’s experience in large scale production
Colin Johnson and Mark Storlie, Iowa State University
3:55 Our experience with trucking biosecurity
Lorraine Langlois, Hylife Ltd, LaBroquerie, Manitoba, Canada
Feeding the future: Rapid response to foreign animal diseases via RNA vaccines
Dr. Hank Harris, Harris Vaccines, Ames, IA
Impact of environment on swine reproduction: Immediate and longer term consequences
Dr. Jason Ross, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
4:35 The 3 Rs affecting swine production in the coming decade: Regulations, Residues and Resistance
Dr. Mike Apley, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Iowa Environmental Regulations and Nuisance Case Update
Eldon McAfee, Bevin, Swanson and Forrest, PC, Des Moines, IA
Making the most of PRRS outbreaks; Learning from our mistakes?
Dr. Derald Holtkamp, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
5:15 Conference adjourns