Producing and Marketing Hogs Under Contract

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Originally published as PIH-6.

Authors:
John D. Lawrence, Iowa State University;
Marvin Hayenga, Iowa State University;
James Kliebenstein, Iowa State University;
V. James Rhodes, University of Missouri …

Marketing Slaughter Hogs Under Contract

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Authors:
Ron Plain, University of Missouri;
Glenn Grimes, University of Missouri

Reviewers:
John Lawrence, Iowa State University;
Chris Hurt, Purdue University;…

Non-antimicrobial Production Enhancers for Swine

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Application of Selection Concepts for Swine Genetic Improvement

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Originally published as a …

Purchasing vs. Closed Herd System in Swine

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Author: Tom J. Baas, Ph.D., Iowa State University

Reviewers:
Todd See, North Carolina State University;
Steven J. Moeller, …

Cognition and Welfare of the Pig

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Author:
Candace Croney, Oregon State University

Reviewers:
Dr. Ed Pajor, Purdue University;
Dr. Emily Patterson-Kane, Purdue University

Introduction

Concerns about the welfare of pigs and other farm animals are growing and it is frequently …

Recruiting and Selecting Agricultural Employees

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Author:
Katrina Waters, Texas Tech University

Reviewers:
David Doerfert, Texas Tech University;
Michael Swan, Washington State University;
Diane Jackman, Texas Tech University …

Housing Options for Swine Farrowing: Considerations for Animal Welfare and Economics

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Author:
John J. McGlone, Texas Tech University

Reviewers:
John Deen, University of Minnesota;
Steve Moeller, The Ohio State University

Introduction

Housing systems for farrowing sows have changed very …

Determining Causes of Deep‐pit Swine Manure Foaming Issues and Potential Mitigation Strategies

Substantial new of information has been learned about the foaming process, its potential causes, and the different methods of addressing it. This presentation was originally broadcast on March 16, 2018. More…

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Microarthropods as Bioindicators of Soil Health Following Land Application of Swine Slurry


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As producers of livestock and agricultural crops continue to focus significant efforts on improving the environmental, economic, and social sustainability of their systems, increasing the utilization of livestock manure in cropping systems to offset inorganic fertilizer use benefits both sectors of agriculture. However, promoting manure based purely upon nutrient availability may not be sufficient …

Talking Climate with Animal Agriculture Advisers


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The Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate (AACC) project was established to leverage limited Extension expertise across the country in climate change mitigation and adaptation, with the goal of building capacity among Extension professionals and other livestock advisers to address climate change issues.

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The Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate …