The Role of Technology in Transportation Biosecurity | Rob Hannam

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About the Guest

Rob Hannam, CEO of Farm Health Guardian, is committed to helping farms and food companies improve animal health and protect against the devastating impact of animal disease through digital biosecurity. Launched in 2020 for the swine and poultry sectors, Farm Health Guardian technology is reducing the risk of disease spread and improving biosecurity compliance which saves time, reduces the cost of production and improves farm sustainability. Rob’s passion for agriculture was cultivated while growing up on his family’s grain farm in Guelph, Ontario. He has worked in agriculture for over 30 years and has proven experience in building innovative businesses. He is also President of Synthesis Network, where he leads a team of marketing communications professionals who push the boundaries of agri-food leadership and innovation.

Rob Hannam

What can you expect to learn from this episode of Popular Pig?

  • Background Knowledge: An understanding of Rob’s journey and expertise in the swine industry.
  • Relevance and Current Trends: Insight into why transport biosecurity is gaining more attention.
  • Industry Challenges: An analysis of the most pressing issues and vulnerabilities in transport biosecurity.
  • Technological Integration: An exploration of how GPS systems are currently utilized in monitoring and managing biosecurity in transportation, including real-world applications and benefits.
  • Solutions for Non-GPS Vehicles: Creative strategies or upcoming technologies that could fill the gap for vehicles without GPS, ensuring biosecurity standards are upheld.
  • Future Projections: Predictions and expectations for technological trends that will significantly influence transport biosecurity in the coming decade.
  • Valuable Takeaway: Rob’s “Golden nugget” is a key piece of advice or a profound insight that Rob can offer listeners.