Iowa State, Kansas State and Purdue faculty, staff and students who collaborate through industry partnerships to maximize pig survivability
Who we are
A large consortium with the focus of improving pig survivability
to identify causative factors contributing to swine mortality in commercial production and to develop and disseminate strategies and information that can be utilized to maximize pig survivability with the goal of reducing overall mortality nationally by 1 percentage point or more per year of the project.
In the news
African Swine Fever
African swine fever virus (ASF) is a serious, highly contagious, viral disease. Since August, many cases of ASF have been confirmed in China, affecting all of the major pork producing provinces. The Iowa Pork Industry Center has a dedicated page for ASF resources.