Record of Proceedings
National Swine Improvement Federation
Conference and Annual Meeting

November 29-December 1, 1981
NSIF Volume 5
Holiday Inn-West, St. Louis, Missouri


Foreword

Annual Meeting Program

Officers and Directors for 1981

Membership List for 1981

Associate Membership List for 1981


Papers Presented:

Program and Trait Committees

Performance Evaluation is the Thing To Do

Using Records in Purebred Herd Selection, Sow Performance Record Utilization (Unavailable)

Using Performance Records from Whole Herd Testing

Consideration for Computerization of Swine Performance Records by Breeding Associations (Unavailable)

Computers - NPPC Supporting Role

Performance Test Operations Manual for Performance Test Programs (Unavailable)

Pricing of On-Farm Tested Boars

Merchandising and Pricing Performance Tested Boars

Do Performance Tested Boars Pay Off?

Are Tested Boars A Bargin?

Pricing Boars On Their Breeding Value

Maximizing the Use of News Media

Selling a Merchantable Product

Release the Salesman in Yourself

The Art of Salesmanship

The 1980 National Central Tested Barrow Show - Resume

Influence of Initial Weight on Mid-and Final Test Average Daily Gain (Unavailable)

Utilizing Electronic Communications for Producer Education Programs (Unavailable)

Mechanical Means to Measure Feed Efficiency

Feed Efficiency - It's Not All Genetics

Progress Through A Feed Efficiency Selection Program

Central Test Station and On-Farm Testing Committee Reports?

Carcass Evaluation Committee Report

Reproduction and Sow Productivity Committee Report

Structure and Visual Evaluation, Growth and Efficiency Gala

1980 Annual Meeting Minutes

1980 Treasuerer's Report

Presidential Address

1980 NSIF Commercial Producer of the Year

1980 NSIF Distinghuished Service Award

1980 NSIF Seedstock Producer of the Year

Producer of the Year Awardees for 1980

NSIF Awards Program

1980 Annual Meeting Participants


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