Iowa State University's Zoe Kiefer investigates pelvic organ prolapse in sows and identifies factors that may be contributing causes in hopes of developing a strategy to decrease prolapse incidence on sow farms.
Francis Forst, outgoing chairman of the Missouri Pork Association, presented the Outstanding Legislator Award to Representative John Wiemann (R-103rd District) during the 2019 Missouri Pork Expo on Feb. 12.
Are you interested in the future of pork production, new technologies, or want to be a leader in the pork industry and are still in high school? Then the 2019 University of Missouri Pork Institute is your answer.
U.S. swine production has seen gains in sow productivity, measured by piglets weaned per sow per litter farrowed. But it has accompanied by an increase in the number of total born piglets that are alive at weaning.
Sows were monitored throughout gestation—identifying nutrition requirements into how much energy in their diet went for maintenance, and growth of the sow, and how much was left for the developing litter.
While Missouri Dept. of Agricutlure director Chris Chinn didn't start out looking to policy work, she understands the importance of being able to communicate to various groups of people. Here's what she's learned.
Researchers from the University of Missouri, Kansas State University and Genus plc have successfully bred genetically edited pigs that are resistant to the deadly Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus (TGEV).