How Can Diagnostics Benefit Swine Producers?

How Can Diagnostics Benefit Swine Producers?
calendar icon 10 March 2015
clock icon 3 minute read
Jeff Baxter, global senior product manager with Thermo Fisher Scientific, speaks to 5m's Sarah Mikesell in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

Jeff Baxter, global senior product manager with Thermo Fisher Scientific, explains how diagnostics can work with biosecurity and prevention and treatment options to improve herd health and performance.

On a global basis, Europe has a lot of country programs in place to help with the control and management of diseases, but Baxter said in strong agriculture-based countries like Latin American, Australia and New Zealand the opportunity for diagnostics to make a impact is even greater because of the potential economic benefit to producers.

For more information about swine diagnostics, click here or connect to the Thermo Fisher Scientific Swine Resource Center.

Sarah Mikesell

Editor

Sarah Mikesell grew up on a five-generation family farming operation in Ohio, USA, where her family still farms. She feels extraordinarily lucky to get to do what she loves - write about livestock and crop agriculture. You can find her on Twitter or LinkedIn.

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