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Pork Consumption in Relation to Body Weight and Composition: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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#19-151

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Full Report Received

01/13/2020

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Monitoring ISU VDL data for signs of emerging diseases

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#18-192 IPPA

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01/05/2020

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Assessment of alternatives for monitoring antimicrobial use in the swine industry and design and implementation of a pilot system

Societal concerns about antibiotic use (ABU) and antibiotic resistance are a major vulnerability for the US swine industry. National and international events have led to increasing pressures for accountability regarding ABU in food animals. These include calls for better measurement…

Negative cohort study plan for the estimation of diagnostic specificity of Two PCR assays for the detection of Classical Swine Fever, African Swine Fever and Foot and Mouth disease viruses in oral fluid samples

Impact of duration of farrowing crate closure on sow welfare and piglet mortality

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Animal Well-being Depopulation Field Trials

DEADLINE: May 11, 2020 – 5 pm CST Request for ProposalInstructions & Format Research objective: Identify and validate improved methods for mass depopulation of swine. Notes: Proposal selection: by May 14, 2020 Notification of grant awards: by May 15, 2020 Project funding: begin by May 29, 2020 Contacts: Sara Crawford / scrawford@pork.org / 515-223-2790Stephanie Wisdom / swisdom@pork.org / 515-223-3534

National Swine Health Biosecurity Review

DEADLINE: April 14, 2020 – 5 pm CST Submitters whose proposals are selected for final review will be required to present the proposal and answer questions via a webinar with pork industry reviewers. Request for Proposal Contacts: Dr. Dave PyburnChief VeterinarianNational Pork Boarddpyburn@pork.org Dr. Paul SundbergExecutive DirectorSwine Health Information Centerpsundberg@swinehealth.org

Animal Well-Being – Euthanasia and Depopulation

DEADLINE: April 16, 2020 – 5 pm CST Request for Proposal Submitters whose proposals are selected for final review will be required to present the proposal and answer questions via a webinar with pork industry reviewers. Contacts: Sara CrawfordAssistant Vice President – Animal WelfareNational Pork Boardscrawford@pork.org Stephanie WisdomDirector of Animal WelfareNational Pork Boardswisdom@pork.org

Dominican Republic: A Growing Market for U.S. Pork

Monthly Market Highlight The Dominican Republic’s growing economy and thriving tourism sector have boosted its viability as a trading partner in the last decade. Thanks to the CAFTA-DR, a free trade agreement between Central America, the U.S., and the Dominican Republic, most goods are freely traded with limited or no tariffs. Unfortunately, some imported agricultural […]

2019 Spring Call

DEADLINE:  Tuesday, May 21st– 5:00 pm CST Writing Research Proposals for the NPB Want to learn more about the National Pork Board’s research proposal process? Could you use a few tips to make your research proposal more competitive?  Regardless of whether you are an established investigator or a new faculty member, you will find benefit […]

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