The Round Barn Podcast
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 10:20
Welcome to the Round Barn podcast, where faculty members from the University of Illinois tackle issues that are relevant to today's challenges, from livestock production to diagnostics and clinical cases. Look for the Round Barn podcast on our website or your favorite podcatcher.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 10:51
The prices of gasoline, diesel fuel, and groceries have been astronomical recently. Dr. Jim Lowe is joined by Crystal Zulauf in this episode of The Round Barn where they reveal how the sticky cost of transportation affects the amount we pay at the register.
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 09:44
The cull sow market in the United States has a surveillance problem. Drs. Lowe and Mitek are joined by Dr. Ben Blair to discuss his investigation into the cull sow marketing channel. Join them as they reveal the devastating implications of an ASF outbreak in cull sows and how it could affect the swine industry as a whole.
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 08:31
Egg prices are the highest they have been since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in April, 2020. Learn how migratory water fowl have started circulating the H5N1 virus in commercial chicken flocks resulting in high egg prices. Join Drs. Jim Lowe and Ashley Mitek as they discuss the cause and effect of a highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 09:05
Guest host Dr. Suzanna Storms talks about her and Dr. Lowe’s research detecting COVID in meat packing plants in the first year of the pandemic. Learn more about their process, and what the data they collected suggests about COVID transmission.