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The Importance of Technology and Communication When Facing Adversity | Dr. Brad Freking
July 22, 2021

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The Scientific Impact of Water Quality: Myths & Facts | Andreas Funk
July 15, 2021

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The Global and Domestic Demands of Pork | Dr. Chad Stahl
July 08, 2021

Following the completion of his Doctoral Degree in Meat Science and Muscle Biology from the University of Missouri-Columbia, Dr. Chad A. Stahl founded Food Animal Consultation and Testing Services (F.

The Founding Story of Pillen Family Farms and What Comes Next | Jim Pillen
June 24, 2021

Dr. Jim Pillen is a pig farmer, veterinarian, and the founder and chairman of Pillen Family Farms and DNA Genetics, a multi-generational family business that employs over 1,100 team members. Raised on a farm in Platte County,

The Pelvic Organ Prolapse | Dr. Jason Ross
June 17, 2021

Dr. Jason Ross is the Lloyd L. Anderson Endowed Professor in Physiology in the department of Animal Science at Iowa State University. In October, 2015, Jason became the Director of the Iowa Pork Industry Center with responsibilities in research,

A Planet of Plenty | Dr. Mark Lyons
June 10, 2021

Dr. Mark Lyons represents the second generation of the global business his father, Dr. Pearse Lyons founded in 1980. With experience working in all regions and nearly all departments — from palletizing bags in production to researching in the lab — he ...

Embracing The Future of The Swine Industry | Glenn Stolt
June 03, 2021

Glenn Stolt serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Christensen Farms. Glenn assumed the CEO role in November of 2012 upon the unexpected passing of Bob Christensen, founder and CEO of the company. Glenn is responsible for all strategic,

Early Pig Cares & Colostrum Intake Management | Dr. Kara Stewart
May 27, 2021

Dr. Kara Stewart received her bachelor’s degree from Purdue in 2001 and her Master’s and Ph.D. from NC State with Dr. Billy Flowers in 2004 and 2008, respectively. Kara taught in the Animal Science department at NC State for 2 years before returning to...

UK Farropen Wins Innovation of the Year | Matthew Wilkin
May 20, 2021

Matthew Wilkin is a pork producer and the owner of White Syke farm, a 2,000 sow family farm in Yorkshire UK. He is also the inventor and co-founder of FARROPEN, which is a company that manufactures and distributes a unique 360 degree farrowing pens.

The Niman Ranch Way | Paul Willis
May 10, 2021

Paul Willis is a 5th generation family farmer and founder of the Niman Ranch Pork Company. He has owned and operated the Willis Free Range Pig Farm in Iowa since 1975. Today he works hard to increase opportunities for traditional,