Record of Proceedings
National Swine Improvement Federation
Conference and Annual Meeting
in conjunction with the
2012 International PRRS Symposium
November 29-30, 2012
NSIF Volume 37
Kansas City Marriot Downtown
Kansas City, MO

Papers Presented

       Key Economic Drivers of an Integrated Pork Production System - Dr. Noel Williams, Iowa Select Farms, Iowa Falls 

       Its About Dam Time - Dr. Chad Hastad - New Fashion Pork, Jackson, MN 

       Technical Challenges to Implementation of Genomic Selection - Dr. Christian Maltecca, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 

       Economics of Genomic Selection in Swine - Dr. Caitlyn Abell, Iowa State University, Ames 

       Accuracy of Imputation and Potential Benefits - Dr. Juan Pedro Steibel, Michigan State University, East Lansing 

       Genomic Selection: Dairy Cattle Challenges and Successes - Dr. John Cole, Animal Improvement Program Laboratory, Agriculture Research Service, USDA, Beltsville, MD 

       Genomic Selection: Swine Challenges and Successes - Dr. Matt Culbertson, PIC, Hendersonville, TN 

       Selecting for Robustness in Pigs - Dr. Pramod Mathur, TOPIGS, Beuningen, The Netherlands 

       Selecting for Robustness in Broilers - Dr. Danny Lubritz, Cobb-Vantress, Fayetteville, AR 

       Sow Robustness: What it is and its Importance to the Bottom Line - Dr. Benny Mote, Fast Genetics Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada 

       Selecting for Robustness in Dairy Cattle - Dr. Bradley Heins, University of Minnesota, Morris 

       Perspectives on Efforts in the EU and Beyond Dr. Stephen Bishop, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland 

       Graduate Student Award Presentation - Genetic Basis of Host Response to PRRSV Infection Dr. Nick Boddicker, Iowa State University, Ames 

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