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Swine Profitability Conference 2010

by 5m Editor
1 January 2011, at 12:00am

Proceedings of the Swine Profitability Conference 2010, held in Manhattan, Kansas in February 2010.


The event, sponsored by Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, K-State Research and Extension, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, was held on 2 February 2010.

To view the papers, click here for the proceedings or on the title for individual papers (where available).

  • Jack and Pat Anderson Lecture in Swine Health Management:
    Right Sizing the US Swine Industry: What I've Done with My Clients During These Challenging Times – Dr Joe Connor (Carthage Veterinary Service, Carthage, IL)

  • Risk Management: A Producer Perspective – Rob Brenneman (pork producer, Washington, IA)

  • What Does the Future Hold for the US Swine Industry? – Steve Meyer (Paragon Economics, Des Moines, IA)

  • Recent Breakthroughs in Lowering Cost of Production and Improving Margin Over Feed – K-State Swine Team

  • Sow Production: Where We've Been, Where We're Going – Steve Dritz (Kansas State University)

  • Rachitic Rosaries and Rib Nodules – Steve Dritz and Jerome Nietfeld (Kansas State University)

  • Iodine Value and Impact on Pork Quality: What is Iodine Value and Why Should We Be Concerned – Joel DeRouchey, Mike Tokach, Steve Dritz, Bob Goodband and Jim Nelssen (Kansas State University Swine Team)


updated January 2011