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2010 National Swine Nutrition Guide Now Available

The 2010 National Swine Nutrition Guide is a practical publication containing nutrient recommendations and feeding guidelines. The guide consists of nutrition factsheets and diet formulation and evaluation software. The guide was written as a collaboration between university swine nutritionists and swine industry specialists.

The purpose of the guide is to enhance the understanding of practical swine nutrition, feeding principles and related management guidelines. The guide will be available electronically on the Pork Information Gateway ( The guide will also be available in print from the U.S. Pork Center of Excellence, State Extension Services, and in the Pork Industry Handbook.

The National Swine Nutrition Guide is now available for order from the ISU Extension Online Store. The cost is $125 and includes the NSNG Book of 35 Swine Nutrition Factsheets, a booklet containing the Nutrient Recommendation Tables, and the Diet Formulation and Evaluation CD.

Additional NSNG Training Conferences Added

The US Pork Center of Excellence has scheduled two additional NSNG training conferences:

Thursday, June 10th (during World Pork Expo)
Des Moines, IA - Iowa State Fairgrounds
Varied Industries Building Upper West Conference room
3:00PM - 8:00PM
Wednesday, July 14th
Denver, CO
Hyatt Regency Convention Center - Mineral Hall FG
3:00PM - 8:00PM

Registration is $125 and includes the training conference, NSNG book of 35 Factsheets, booklet containing nutrient recommendation tables, and the NSNG Diet Formulation and Evaluation software. To register for the conferences, click here