Robustness to disease has a clear genetic component. Swine geneticist Jenelle Dunkelberger with Topigs Norsvin explains the latest science and how her colleagues are working to improve selection for that critical trait.
Daily milk records from milking robots show short-term fluctuations in milk yield, which may inform genetic selection decisions on resilient cows.
Greatest ag impact expected to be seen in beef, dairy and sheep industries.
Farm Credit Services of America commits $1.5 million to support the nation's first endowed faculty position in swine production.
New euthanasia guidelines complement other AVMA resources in its "Humane Endings" policy series.