SREE – Awarded Projects

2017

“Piglet Training and Self-Medication”

  • Principal Instructor: Monique Pairis-Garcia
  • Student: Meghan Smith
  • Institution: The Ohio State University

“Interaction with the pork industry on the initial use of a program to evaluate the accuracy in which pigs are sorted for market”

  • Principal Instructor: Allan Schinckel
  • Student: Joanna Claudy
  • Institution: Purdue University

“Effect of oat products on nursery pig growth performance”

  • Principal Instructor: Joel DeRouchey
  • Student: Jenna Chance
  • Institution: Kansas State University

“Effect of conditioning temperature and pellet diameter on nursery pig growth performance”

  • Principal Instructor: Cassandra Jones
  • Student: Olivia Harrison
  • Kansas State University

“Low-cost solar heater for swine nursery barns”

  • Principal Instructor: Mark Knauer
  • Student: Brian Yeich
  • Institution: North Carolina State University

 “Developing in vivo markers of gut permeability for use in pregnant sows”

  • Principal Instructor: Crystal Levesque
  • Student: Kathryn Haeska
  • Institution: South Dakota State University

 

2016

“Influence of essential oil supplementation in lactation diets on fecal consistency and reproductive performance in gilts”

  • Principal Instructor: Crystal Levesque
  • Student: Krista Fuoss
  • Institution: South Dakota State University

“Role of moisture addition on pellet quality in finishing pig feed”

  • Principal Instructor: Cassandra Jones
  • Student: Haley Wecker
  • Institution: Kansas State University

“Evaluation of alternative fabrication methods to increase gross value of pork carcasses”

  • Principal Instructor: Dustin Boler
  • Student: Erin Bryan
  • Institution: University of Illinois

“Effect of weaning age and lactose levels on health status and growth performance of weaned pigs: an undergraduate experience”

  • Principal Instructor: Derris Burnett
  • Student: Olivia Carrigan
  • Institution: Mississippi State University

“Effects of supplemental betaine to commercial semen extenders on boar sperm quality”

  • Principal Instructor: Kara Stewart
  • Student: Wyatt Krom
  • Institution: Purdue University

“The immunological response of weaned piglets with the supplementation of beta-glucans”

  • Principal Instructor: Bob Thaler
  • Student: Hayden Kerkaert
  • Institution: South Dakota State University

 

2015

“Troubleshooting poor litter size in a 25,000 sow production system”

  • Principal Instructor: Mark Knauer
  • Student: Sarah Bloomer
  • Institution: North Carolina State University

“Feeding liquid whey to growing swine”

  • Principal Instructor: Dale Rozeboom
  • Student: Joseph Lutz
  • Institution: Michigan State University

“Farm-level biosecurity planning for swine farms to mitigate SECD transmission”

  • Principal Instructor: Amy Millmier Schmidt
  • Student: Ashley Schmit
  • Institution: University of Nebraska – Lincoln

“Effect of double stocking and timing of split-outs on nursery pig growth performance and subsequent carcass characteristics: an undergraduate experience”

  • Principal Instructor: Derris Burnett
  • Student: Rachel Lemire
  • Institution: Mississippi State University

“Nutrient concentration and digestibility of novel microalgae products fed to swine”

  • Principal Instructor: Pedro Urriola
  • Student: Brandon Hanson
  • Institution: University of Minnesota

“Evaluation of methods to evaluate sorting accuracy and its impact on sort loss and variation in carcass weight pigs”

  • Principal Instructor: Allan Schinckel
  • Student: Yichen Que
  • Institution: Purdue University