ERIC Number: ED416140
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Using Economics and Genetics To Produce Leaner Pork.
Welch, Mary A., Ed.
Economic Issues for Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, n8 Spr 1994
The booklet describes the STAGES (Swine Testing and Genetic Evaluation System) program developed at Purdue University (Indiana), along with the USDA, National Pork Producers Council and swine breed associations. By selecting breeding stock from a coded catalogue developed by STAGES, producers are able to select the best breeding stock for more efficient production. The booklet concludes with a student quiz. (EH)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Economics, Farmers, Food, Genetics, Livestock, Natural Resources, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Technology
School of Agriculture, Office of Academic Programs, Purdue University, 1140 Agricultural Administration Building, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1140.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN. School of Agriculture.