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Swine Research and Extension

Swine>nursery pigsThe Kansas State University Swine Extension program takes practical swine nutrition research and works with producers to facilitate rapid adoption of technology by the industry. The program also works with producers in the area of environmental management of swine facilities.

Swine Nutrition Resources

Swine Research Index

K-State swine research publications can be searched at


Peer Reviewed Publications

Journal Abstracts

Swine Podcasts

Swine Day Publications

Swine Day Presentations

Swine Day 2015

 Swine Day 2014 (pdf) 

Swine Day 2013 (pdf)

Swine Day 2012 (pdf)Swine Day 2011 (pdf)
Swine Day 2010 (pdf)Swine Day 2009 (pdf)Swine Day 2008 (pdf)
Swine Day 2007 (pdf)Swine Day 2006 (pdf)Swine Day 2005 (pdf)
Swine Day 2004 (pdf)Swine Day 2003 (pdf)Swine Day 2002 (pdf)
Swine Day 2001 (pdf)Swine Day 2000 (pdf)Swine Day 1999 (pdf)
Swine Day 1998 (pdf)Swine Day 1997 (pdf)Swine Day 1996 (pdf)
Swine Day 1995 (pdf)Swine Day 1994 (pdf)Swine Day 1993 (pdf)
Swine Day 1992 (pdf)Swine Day 1991 (pdf)Swine Day 1990 (pdf)
Swine Profitability

Other Resources

Swine Review Articles

Swine in Kansas

The Kansas Swine Industry is a robust industry with Kansas producers marketing approximately 2.5 million pigs with a gross market value of about $300,000,000. The swine industry plays a significant role in the Kansas economy.

Our K-State Swine Team works with producers and industry leaders to accomplish the following mission statement:

Be the leading swine nutrition team by developing, evaluating, implementing and disseminating the latest technology to increase profitability of pork producers.

Primary Objectives to accomplish our mission include:

  1. Provide opportunities for young professionals to develop their careers as swine technologists.
  2. Hire and retain leading swine faculty.
  3. Maintain a high level of extra-mural funding.
  4. Focus on key factors to maintain producer profitability and resultant support of our swine program.
  5. Continually build facilities and relationships needed to conduct cutting-edge research.
  6. Practice teamwork including open communication, mutual respect, a family environment and the highest ethics.