The successful distance education program SowBridge will begin its fifth year Nov. 7. Iowa State University animal science professor and extension swine specialist Ken Stalder said suggestions from subscribers help maintain the program’s value.
Iowa State University student Caitlyn Abell won the 2011 Lauren L. Christian Graduate Student Award from the National Swine Improvement Federation.
PorkBridge,a distance education series operating through the collaboration of 11 land-grant universities, begins the 2011-2012 season June 30. PorkBridge provides relevant and accurate information for those who own, manage or work in swine grow-finish facilities.