Program

 

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 Statistical perspective of the Iowa pork industry: A holistic overview of how the pork industry contributes to Iowa agriculture and to the Iowa economy as a whole
Dr. John Lawrence, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
9:55 Understanding our global competition: China, Russia and Brazil
Dr. Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
10:35 Break
10:55 Farm use of antibiotics and human health: What are the facts?
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 breakout 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
Topic in development and will be announced soon. Data mining using bench marking data
Dr. Ken Stalder, Iowa State Universtiy, Ames, IA
2:10 Dealing with PED: A clinical perspective
Dr. Ian Levis, Iowa Select Farms
Topic in development and will be announced soon. 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
Development of feeding programs when use of antibiotic growth promoters is restricted: Euopean experience
Dr. Theo van Kempen, Nutreco, Van Boxmeer, The Netherlands
Topic in development and will be announced soon.
3:55 Topic in development and will be announced soon. Topic in development and will be announced soon. 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
Liability, regulations and the environment
Eldon McAfee, Bevin, Swanson and Forrest, PC, Des Moines, IA
Topic in development and will be announced soon.
5:15 Conference adjourns