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Table of contents
NSR STAFF
Chief Executive O cer
Mike Paul • Ext. 107
Vice President of Global Technical Service
Dr. Doug Newcom • Ext. 116
Vice President of Member Outreach &
Youth Development
Brian Arnold • Ext. 106
O ce Manager
Robin Lucas • Ext. 103
Software Developer
Adam Dian • Ext. 104
Director of Marketing & Communications
Katie Maupin • Ext. 111
Creative & Web Development Director
Stephen Weintraut II • Ext. 118
Ad Coordinator/Assistant Editor
Ann Fry • Ext. 113
Junior Activities Coordinator
Kaley Bontrager • Ext. 109
Pedigree & Junior Program Assistant
Whitney Hendricks • Ext. 112
Administrative Secretary
Lisa Kennedy • Ext. 105
Data Entry Specialist
Rhonda Eller • Ext. 101
Duroc Secretary
Jessica Goyette-Blankenship • Ext. 100
Hampshire/Landrace/DNA Secretary
Whitney Hosier • Ext. 102
GeneLink
is published yearly in conjunction with the
National Hog Farmer
(Penton Business Media, Inc.) by the National Swine
Registry (AmericanYorkshire Club, Hampshire Swine Registry, United Duroc Swine Registry and the American Landrace
Association). Office of Publication is National Swine Registry, 2639Yeager Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906. Phone: 765.463.3594.
E-mail:
. Printing is by Sutherland Companies, Montezuma, Iowa. All unsolicited articles, letters,
photographs and other contributions of any type whatsoever shall become the sole property of
GeneLink
, which shall have
the sole right to determine whether to publish any such contribution.
GeneLink
shall have the right to edit, as it shall in its sole
discretion deem appropriate, any such contribution which it publishes.
GeneLink
shall have the right to refuse any photos used
for promotion and advertising that show evidence of image enhancement and shall have no responsibility or obligation for the
return of any such unsolicited contributions.
To submit comments on
GeneLink
, e-mail Dr. Doug Newcom, V.P. of Global Technical Service, at
.
FIELD STAFF
Field Representative
Michael Lackey • 765.427.3733
Field Representative
Brian Anderson • 620.515.3348
Field Representative
Blaine Evans • 765.490.3731
GeneLink
STAFF
Executive Editor
Dr. Doug Newcom
Editor
Katie Maupin
Editor
Ann Fry
Creative Director
Stephen Weintraut II
Features
GeneLink 2014
Volume 9
About GeneLink
Focused on the utilization of purebred genetics in the commercial
hog industry – both domestic and international –
GeneLink
is
published by America’s Best Genetics, a division of the National
Swine Registry, to promote the use of purebred genetics in
commercial hog production.
2639 Yeager Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906
765.463.3594 • 765.497.2959 fax
Index
ADVERTISERS
Absolute Swine Insemination,
Iowa .......................... 9, 27
Ag World International,
Ill. .............................................29
AirWorks,
Ind
.
......................................................................2
All ex,
Texas.......................................................................24
America’s Best Genetics,
Ind
.
.................................... 13, 32
Babcock Genetics,
Minn
.
..................................................29
Cedar Ridge Farms,
Ill..................................................14-15
Clayton Agri-Marketing,
Mo
.
...........................................31
Compart’s Boar Store, Inc.,
Minn
.
...................................16
Global Swine Exchange of Iowa, Ltd.,
Iowa ..................24
Herdsman by S&S Programming,
Ind
.
..............................8
Minnesota Swine Reproduction Center, LLC.,
Minn
.
....25
MVP Nutrition, LLC.,
Ind
.
..................................................22
PureTek Genetics,
Ind
.
.....................................................6-7
ReproQuest,
Wis
.
.................................................................5
Swine Genetics International, Ltd.,
Iowa ......................26
TRULINE Genetics,
Mo.
.
....................................................30
Viagen,
Texas .....................................................................31
Waldo Farms,
Neb. ...................................................... 17, 23
Zehr Farms,
Ill
.
...................................................................28
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Editorial
by Dr. Doug Newcom
Page 10
Committed to Performance
by Katie Maupin
Page 18
Update On Select Reproductive Technologies: Post-Cervical Arti cial Insemination and Timed Arti cial Insemination
by Dr. Kara Stewart and Dr. Wayne Singleton
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