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October is our favorite month. Learn more about IPIC, who we are and what we do in our 2015 Pork Month Story Ideas listing.


ISU Swine Teaching Farm does well at 2015 National Barrow Show: Champion Duroc Boar & Class 1 Winner, Champion Duroc Gilt & Class 1 Winner, Champion Overall & Champion Crossbred Truckload, Reserve Champion Purebred Truckload. Congratulations students, staff and faculty!


Senecavirus A update: Over the past few weeks, multiple breeding herds in the upper Midwest have been diagnosed with cases of Seneca Valley Virus, known as Senecavirus A. Continuing investigations show affected pigs are negative to FMDV, and other vesicular diseases also have been ruled out. In addition to lesions on snout and hoofs of breeding females and boars, there appears to be a short-term (4 to 10 days) increase in mortality of neonatal pigs (less than 7 days of age) that may or may not have associated diarrhea. ISU College of Veterinary Medicine has released these fact sheets: original diagnosis (8-6-15) and current breeding herd diagnosis (9-2-15)


Iowa State and Kansas State are hosting the International Conference on Feed Efficiency in Swine in Omaha. ISU's John Patience is the director of the USDA NIFA grant funded project that's the focus of the Oct. 21-22 conference. Hilton Hotel, Omaha. First 400 registrants pay the early cost of $200. Read more in this release.



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