The Pork Checkoff is offering its Animal Science Research Webinar Series at no cost starting on Tuesday, Aug. 7 and again for the next three consecutive Tuesdays. Each webinar will last one hour.

 

This year’s series focuses on sow health and performance, key topics under the Checkoff’s research umbrella of sow lifetime productivity. The specific dates, topics and expert presenters are:
August 7, 2018 12:00 P.M. Central Daylight Time
Why Sows Leave the Herd – Dr. John Deen, University of Minnesota
August 14, 2018 12:00 P.M. Central Daylight Time
How Does Body Composition Affect Productivity – Dr. Clay Lents, USDA-ARS, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center
August 21, 2018 12:00 P.M. Central Daylight Time
Gilt Development and Pre-Breeding Management – Dr. George Foxcroft, University of Alberta, emeritus
August 28, 2018 12:00 P.M. Central Daylight Time
Drivers of Sow Pelvic Organ Prolapse – Dr. Jason Ross, Iowa State University
Animal Science Research Webinars Offer Sow Tips