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- Registrations Rolling in for Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open (5/9/13)
Golf registrations are coming in for the 2013 Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open, and Iowa State University animal science professor John Mabry reminded people of this year’s earlier date of June 26.
- Vaccination and Health Recommendations for Iowa Swine Shows (4/29/13)
With the advent of county fair swine shows in Iowa just a few weeks from now, Iowa State University Extension swine veterinarian James McKean said there are specific steps that exhibitors and fair attendees can follow to decrease health risks for animals and people at these events.
Veterinarians and others in Iowa’s pork industry have the opportunity to become Pork Quality Assurance Plus® 2.0 Advisors under the National Pork Board's PQA Plus® 2.0 program which will be launched at the World Pork Expo in June. IPIC faculty will offer both initial and recertification training sessions beginning in late May, led by faculty members who are certified PQA Plus® 2.0 trainers.
Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open Planned for June 26 (4/9/13)
The Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open has some changes for its 2013 occasion, beginning with an earlier date. John Mabry, Animal Science professor at Iowa State University, leads the planning and said this year’s tournament is set for Wednesday, June 26 at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames, the day before Iowa State’s annual Iowa Swine Day.
A new spreadsheet that can help pork producers and seedstock suppliers make better decisions is now available from the Iowa Pork Industry Center (IPIC) at Iowa State University. Professor of animal science Ken Stalder developed the free tool along with animal science graduate student Caitlyn Abell.
- Animal Science Professor Receives National Award (4/3/13)
When Iowa State University animal science professor Ken Stalder received word that he was the 2012 recipient of the National Swine Improvement Federation’s Charles Stanislaw Memorial Distinguished Service Award, it was a moment to remember.
- Animal Science Graduate Student Honored with National Award (3/28/13)
Iowa State University student Nick Boddicker said it was an honor to be recognized by the National Swine Improvement Federation (NSIF) with its Lauren L. Christian Memorial Graduate Student Award.
Registration Now Open for Iowa Swine Day 2013 (3/28/13)
Building on its successful return to Iowa State University last year, the 2013 version of Iowa Swine Day has a new format and plenty of information for pork industry members. Professor of animal science John Patience said the registration for the Thursday, June 27 event is now open.
Pork producers in northwest Iowa are invited to attend a one-day swine production seminar on Tuesday, March 12 in Spirit Lake. The program is sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, University of Minnesota Extension and Hubbard Feeds.
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- Vol. 13, no. 2 (May 13, 2013)
- Vol. 13, no. 1 (April 29, 2013)
- Vol. 12, no. 25 (April 15, 2013)
- Vol. 12, no. 24 (April 1, 2013)
- Vol. 12, no. 23 (March 18, 2013)
- Vol. 12, no. 22 (March 4, 2013)
- Vol. 12, no. 21 (February 18, 2013)
- Vol. 12, no. 20 (February 4, 2013)
- Vol. 12, no. 19 (January 22, 2013)
- Vol. 12, no. 18 (January 7, 2013)
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