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Pork Checkoff Summer Webinars

To get the latest information and insight about today’s sow-housing options, register for the 2013 Pork Checkoff Sow Housing Webinar series at Webinars start at 1 p.m. (CT), the free, 45-minute webinars will feature top experts discussing:

  • Sow Lameness: Detection, Treatment & Prevention Locke Karriker, Iowa State University July 30
  • Gestation Stall Design John McGlone, Texas Tech University Aug 1

After each presentation, participants will have the opportunity to ask the experts questions. Archived sessions and related fact sheets will be posted on for subsequent viewing. For more information on the webinars, contact Sherrie Niekamp,, (515) 223-3533.

For the latest updates on animal science research, register for these Animal Science Research Webinars at Webinars start at 1 p.m. (CT), the free, 45-minute webinars will feature expert information, question-and-answer sessions, and the website will be posted with archived sessions and fact sheets.

  • Interaction of DDGs and Housing Type on Sow Productivity Lee Johnson Aug 6
  • Use of Soybean Hulls in Growing and Finishing Swine Diets Joel DeRouchey Aug 13
  • Use of Drought Stressed Corn in Swine Diets John Patience Aug 20
  • Pelleting and Complete Diet Grinding for High Byproduct Diets Mike Tokach Aug 27

Source: AASV

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