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[19 Oct 2011 | One Comment | 3,575 views]
UA research to increase swine production efficiency


This press release is courtesy of the University of Arkansas University Relations department
FAYETTEVILLE—A new tool created by University of Arkansas researchers and their colleagues will help hog farmers increase productivity, decrease costs of production and minimize the environmental impact of swine production in the United States.
With a total of $5 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the multi-disciplinary team, which includes researchers at Purdue University and Virginia Tech, is developing an integrated management tool for swine production based on a comprehensive analysis of the many processes that …