Checkoff PRRS Initiative Research Booklet

This Checkoff publication, PRRS Initiative Research 2004-2011, contains key findings and applications for PRRS based on the research funded during this time period. The book is intended to be a resource of Checkoff research on PRRS and help with the development of herd health management strategies.
PRRS Initiative
Q/A about European-like PRRS Strain
A document answering frequently asked questions about the European-like PRRS Strain.
Complete Document The 2003 PRRS CompendiumA comprehensive reference on Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome for pork producers, veterinary practitioners, and researchers. The National Pork Board Swine Health Committee has released this compendium to provide pork producers, swine veterinarians and swine researchers with the latest and most concise information available on PRRS. It also serves as a catalog for PRRS research that has been funded by pork producers at both the state and national level through the pork checkoff.

Other Resources

The Pig Site
PRRS Symposium

News Releases

Pork Checkoff Cosponsors North American PRRS Symposium

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] 515-223-2600 December 11, 2013 Pork Checkoff Cosponsors North American PRRS Symposium Researchers Gather to Make Progress on Costly Disease DES MOINES, IOWA – Building on a 10-year history as the International Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Symposium, the Pork Checkoff recently cosponsored the 2013 North American PRRS Symposium in […]

Pork Checkoff Investment Yields PRRS Breakthrough
February 29, 2012 Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] 515-223-2600 Pork Checkoff Investment Yields PRRS Breakthrough Building on work originally funded by the Pork Checkoff, a consortium of scientists from around the country has discovered a genetic marker in pigs that identifies whether or not a pig has a reduced susceptibility to porcine reproductive […]

Pork Checkoff Study: PRRS Costs Industry $664 Million Annually

August 17, 2011 Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board (515) 223-2600 [email protected] Pork Checkoff Study: PRRS Costs Industry $664 Million Annually Updated Economics Underscore Need for Comprehensive Solution A new study, underwritten by the Pork Checkoff and conducted by Iowa State University, estimates that porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) continues to be a major […]