BIVI Explains ARC Programs & Swine Disease Control

Joanna SchroederAnimal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pork, Swine, World Pork Expo

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica (BIVI) has been utilizing area regional control (ARC) programs with swine producers for more than six years. During their PEDV is Speaking: Are We Listening ? seminar at 2014 World Pork Expo, Dr. Erin Johnson, DVM, technical manager, PRRS Solutions Team explained that the goal of the ARC program, is to voluntarily get a group of producers … Read More

ISU's Dr. Gauger Explains All Things PEDV

Joanna SchroederAnimal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pork, Research, Swine, World Pork Expo

The emergence of PEDV took the U.S. by storm and according to Dr Phillip Gauger, with Iowa State University, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, between April 28 – May 4, 2013 they had four separate ISU-VDL submissions – one from Indiana and three from Iowa – from farms with no relationship. He and his team realized after running diagnostic tests that more … Read More

5-Year PRRS Swine Health Monitoring Project Update

Joanna SchroederAnimal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pork, Swine, World Pork Expo

Dane Goede is a PhD student at the University of Minnesota and during grad school, he began working on the then, fairly new, Swine Health Monitoring Project. Today, he has the opportunity to continue working on the project and during a media dinner hosted by Boehringer Ingelheim (BIVI), attendees had the opportunity to learn about the results of the 5-Year … Read More

NPPC Industry Relations Update

Joanna SchroederAgribusiness, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, NPPC, Pork, Swine, World Pork Expo

Dr. Howard Hill, National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) president, veterinarian and producer from Cambridge, Iowa officially kicked off the 26th annual World Pork Expo 2014 (WPX) during a media press conference. He noted that WPX is the largest trade show and exhibition in the world and attendance was nearly 20,000 people over the three day show. Last year there were … Read More

PRRS Loses Steam with BIVI Solutions

Joanna SchroederAgribusiness, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pork, World Pork Expo

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica (BIVI) celebrated 20 years of PRRS (porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome) solutions during this year’s World Pork Expo. Reid Philips, DVM, technical manager for PRRS vaccines and BIVI outlined how far the swine industry has come in the last two decades in controlling the virus. Interestingly, Reid explained that in the 1980s when PRRS was first showing … Read More

World Pork Expo at Center of Pork Universe

Cindy ZimmermanBoehringer Ingelheim, Events, NPPC, Pork, World Pork Expo

We are heading to the Center of the Pork Universe this week to join some 20,000 pork producers and industry professionals from 32 countries for the 2014 World Pork Expo. “World Pork Expo is a showcase of pork production,” says National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) president Howard Hill. “It offers a great opportunity for pork producers to get a crash … Read More

Countdown to Quality Certifies Thousands of Producers

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal Health, Beef, Boehringer Ingelheim, BQA, Dairy

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) offers Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification during an open certification period to beef and dairy producers from across the county. 7,732 producers took advantage of this opportunity doubling the number of certification in 2013. This raises the total of producers who have made a commitment to quality through the free certification partnership to more than … Read More

Dairy, Beef Producers Get Free Quality Certification

John DavisAnimal Health, Beef, Boehringer Ingelheim, dairy farming

Dairy and beef producers can get free quality certifications. Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. is offering to producers who sign up by April 15 free Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certifications, funded by the checkoff and giving producers tools to provide the safest and highest quality beef to consumers. BIVI will pick up the $25-50 certification fee for beef or dairy producers … Read More

BIVI Uses Prevention Logic

Cindy ZimmermanAnimal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, World Dairy Expo

Because dairy producers can’t afford to leave dollars on the table, especially in today’s competitive market, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) believes helping to prevent disease is a more effective way to maintain animal health than simply treating diseases as they arise. “We’ve come up with a model called Prevention Logic,” said Dr. Bruce Vande Steeg, BIVI Technical Services Veterinarian, … Read More