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  • Oct 21, 2015
    press release

    PigWise offers solution to track herd health in real time

    Swine veterinarians, production managers and pig caregivers can now share real-time herd health data within their own networks using the PigWise barn management tool from Zoetis. With its web-based dashboard and reporting platform, PigWise provides veterinarians and production managers with daily herd health information they need to help stay ahead of disease outbreaks. PigWise can help producers and their veterinarians track a number of health statistics including signs of illness observed, treatment dosage, administration and outcomes, such as mortality rates....More
  • Oct 21, 2015
    press release

    Ross to lead Iowa Pork Industry Center at ISU

    Jason Ross, Lloyd L. Anderson Professor in Physiology and an associate professor of animal science at Iowa State University, has been appointed as the director of the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State, effective Oct. 1.  Ross succeeds Jay Harmon, who has served as interim director since July 2014. ...More
  • Oct 14, 2015
    press release

    Prepare for PEDV by updating biosecurity steps

    Reviewing and refining biosecurity procedures are essential to ensuring the safety of our farms. The recent emergence of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) in the last few years has driven efforts to better evaluate and improve biosecurity in the U.S. pork industry....More
  • Oct 9, 2015
    press release

    Protein Sources honored by MSUM

    Minnesota State University, Mankato, is honoring Protein Sources LLP for their financial contributions to the Dean’s Circle of the Purple and Gold Society. The Dean’s Circle provides scholarships directly to student athletes and supports special programs and services to promote learning at the university....More
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