New handbook for pork producers
A new handbook on the pork industry has become available for producers,
educators and agribusiness owners, looking for the latest information on pig
The 2007 Pork Industry Handbook, presented by Purdue Extension and the US
Pork Center of Excellence, is an effort that includes pig experts from Purdue
and across the US to provide information on topics like production, management,
health, environment and finances.
Some of this information includes ways
to improve rate of gain with current research on breeding and genetics, pig
nutrition and health, reproduction and pork quality.
Other topics covered are human resources, animal behaviour and welfare
issues, business and financial management, marketing, pork safety, youth
projects, worker health and safety and statistics.
The handbook is
available in a 1,296-page, black-and-white print version for $90 or on a
full-colour DVD for $45. A set of both versions is available for $115. All three
can be ordered by completing this order form.
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