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Coming Soon!

Ideas in the swine industry worth sharing. Join extension specialists and swine industry experts as they engage in conversations aimed to help producers succeed in raising healthy pigs. PigX is a national podcast hosted by the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University.  

The PigX podcast is launching! In the meantime, subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify or wherever you find your podcasts. You can also find the podcast at Global Ag Network.

 Recorded Webinar Now Available!


This webinar focuses on reducing grow/finish mortality. Dr. Jordan Gebhardt from Kansas State University presents his literature review of post-weaning mortality in commercial farms. The second project on drivers of wean-to-finish mortality is presented by Dr. Edison Magalhaes from the Iowa State University Veterinary School. 

Please see resources on COVID-19 from the Iowa Pork Industry Center

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Registration is open for the International Conference on Pig Survivability

The International Conference on Pig Survivability will take place on October 28-29, 2020, in Omaha Nebraska. The conference agenda and more details are available now at:  https://www.regcytes.extension.iastate.edu/survivability/agenda/ 

The full final report from the initial Pelvic Organ Prolapse study is now available for download!

View project take-home points and find the link to download the report on our Pelvic Organ Prolapse project page.

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