Free webinar on the science behind the development, fieldwork and research of products that minimize the impact of mycotoxins on pigs’ performance.

October 19, 2020

3 Min Read
WEBINAR: Trust your gut - understanding risks associated with mycotoxins and reviewing strategies to protect enteric health

Webinar details: Available on demand!

View this free webinar here.

This webinar will explore the detrimental impact of mycotoxins on swine health and performance and discuss the fundamental role of the gastrointestinal microbiome, including factors that can disrupt gut balance and function.  We will reveal how a combination of environmental stressors and mycotoxins may compound the threat to swine health and productivity.  Our conversation will conclude with guidance on proactive measures for monitoring risks and practical solutions, tools or strategies for managing mycotoxin-associated challenges.


Meet the speakers:

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Kerry Keffaber, DVM
Vice President, Product Development & Strategy
United Animal Health

Keffaber earned both his bachelor's degree and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Purdue University. He also completed the Executive Veterinary Program at University of Illinois.

In private practice for more than 20 years, Keffaber continued his career at Elanco Animal Health where he worked for 16 years. There, he held various titles including director of Swine Product Development, director of U.S. Swine Technical Services and chief veterinarian.

Keffaber has authored and co-authored on peer-reviewed publications about swine disease and management. He has spoken nationally and internationally about food-related science and policy, has served as 2008 AASV President (2008), has helped coordinate a HEIFER trip to Cameroon (2011), and was named AASV Allied Veterinarian of the Year (2015).

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Adrienne Woodward, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Manager of Swine – Specialty Product Research
United Animal Health

After completing her master’s and doctorate degrees at Michigan State University, Woodward attended the University of Alberta as a post-doctoral fellow, studying swine nutrition and teaching companion animal nutrition. Since beginning at United Animal Health in 2014, Woodward’s main focuses are nursery nutrition and improvements to strategies that assist in mycotoxin management. She is inspired by working alongside great individuals to improve livestock feed through sound science, which benefits producers, customers, and the agriculture industry.

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Beth Galbraith, MS
Research Manager - Animal Health
United Animal Health

Galbraith is a senior research manager for Microbial Discovery Group, part of the United Animal Health family of companies. Born and raised in the Midwest, she has over 15 years of experience in the discovery and development of microbial products for the livestock industry. She holds a Master of Science in Animal Science from the University of Illinois where her research centered on development of molecular techniques for characterization of microbial communities. 

She has held various roles in R&D and management focused on furthering understanding of gut microbial ecology, host-microbe relationships, characterization of novel microbial strains and application of microbial technologies for the livestock and food industries. She is passionate about using science to improve animal health and productivity through practical, effective technologies.

This webinar is brought to you by National Hog Farmer and United Animal Health. To view the webinar and to have access to the webinar archive, click here.

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