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Secure Pork Supply workshops

IPIC is available to help producers understand state and federal responses to a foreign animal disease, and learn how to use Secure Pork Supply resources to prepare for an FAD outbreak. Learn more about available workshops, and individual and group assistance.

In the News

Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University continues to work with industry professionals in offering Pork Quality Assurance Plus 4.0 advisor certification opportunities, including a newly scheduled session for Friday, Sept. 20 in Ames. Iowa State Extension swine veterinarian Chris Rademacher is coordinating the session which will be held at the Hansen Ag Student Learning Center.

Following a great response to the first set of workshops on preparing for a foreign animal disease, including information on Secure Pork Supply, IPIC and ISU extension swine specialists are working to schedule more workshops. See more info and sign up for workshop availability notices.

The ISU Research Farms have put in place an advisory for African Swine Fever which joins existing advisories for FMD and Avian Influenza. Visitors are welcome at the ISU Research Farms and tours can be arranged by contacting the farms in advance. If visitors arrive at the research farm unannounced, they are encouraged to call the farm office or the farm superintendent on arrival. All three advisories are available through links on the farms' visitors page here https://www.farms.ag.iastate.edu/visitors

 

Swine Research Internship

We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2020 IPIC Swine Research Internship. Interns will have the opportunity to work with IPIC faculty and staff and industry partners on an applied swine research project. Find more details and application instructions here.