Local

Iowa Pork Group Holding Swine Health Meetings

 

Part of the focus on this week’s swine management conferences put on by ISU Extension and the Iowa Pork Producers will be on porcine reproductive and respiratory system virus or PEDV.   Iowa Pork Association’s Policy Director Cody McKinley says the virus is relatively new and difficult to deal with, so bio security is very important as well as picking up the type of information that will be available at these meetings.

McKinley says there will also be research information shared at the conferences as well as federal testing data.

Conferences are being held this afternoon in Sheldon at Northwest Iowa Community College with others Wednesday in Carroll at the Extension office and Friday in New Hampton and September 3 in Washington Iowa.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Four Dead in Sisseton Shooting

police lights

Authorities are looking for a suspect in connection with a multiple homicide in Sisseton.

in National

Making headlines this week

AP333203377986

A look back at the biggest newsmakers this week and the headline you may have missed.

in National

House Republicans sue over Obamacare

obamacare

Republicans sued over the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

in National

Lexus recalling 422K cars to fix fuel leak

lexus

The fuel leak can increase the risk of fire, safety regulators say.

in National

Thanksgiving travel at a 7-year high

gas

More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel over the holiday weekend.