Summary and Implications
The Swine Teaching Farm provides swine and facilities for teaching support of at least 12 courses each year. Students learn the entire breadth of the swine industry from breed identification in introductory classes to enterprise management and swine production systems. The farm hosts an extensive number of tours for local grade school classes, 4-H and FFA clubs, prospective student groups, and international groups. Animals from the farm are shown and sold successfully in major national events.
Iowa State University
"2009 Review—ISU Swine Teaching Farm South State Avenue, Ames, Iowa,"
Animal Industry Report:
AS 656, ASL R2572.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/ans_air/vol656/iss1/93