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What You Need to See at Iowa Pork Congress 2023

It's not too late to attend the 50th-anniversary celebration of the Iowa Pork Congress in Des Moines on Jan. 25-26 complete with cake, games, balloons, pictures and prizes in the trade show.

Attendees are encouraged to visit the poster contest on the trade show floor on Wednesday and vote for the research they find most important to them as a producer. Topics include:

"Antimicrobial susceptibility trends and genetic diversity of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae isolated from U.S. swine farms" by Maria Hakimi of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine

"Insights into genetic basis of sow pelvic organ prolapse" by Vishesh Bhatia of the Iowa State University Department of Animal Science 

"Yield and drainage water quality impacts of agricultural management practices" by Gabrielle M. Myers of the Iowa State University Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

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