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Table of contentsGeneLink2015
                                                                                                                                                                           Volume 10

Features                                                                   About GeneLink

Page 4                 Page 10                                             Focused on the utilization of purebred genetics in the commercial
Editorial              60 Years in the Swine Business                      hog industry – both domestic and international – GeneLink is
by Dr. Doug Newcom     by Katie Maupin                                     published by America’s Best Genetics, a division of the National
                                                                           Swine Registry, to promote the use of purebred genetics in
                                                                           commercial hog production.

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Measure It, Record It, Use It
by Valerie Duttlinger

NSR STAFF                                   FIELD STAFF                    Index

Chief Executive O cer                       Field Representative           ADVERTISERS
Mike Paul • Ext. 107                        Michael Lackey • 765.427.3733
Vice President of Member Outreach &         Field Representative           Ag World International, Ill. .............................................26
Youth Development                           Brian Anderson • 620.515.3348  All ex, Texas.......................................................................21
Brian Arnold • Ext. 106                     Field Representative           America’s Best Genetics, Ind. ............................. Back Cover
Vice President of Global Technical Service  Blaine Evans • 765.490.3731    Biotronics, Iowa ................................................................24
Dr. Doug Newcom • Ext. 116                                                 Cedar Ridge Farms, Ill..................................................16-17
O ce Manager & Yorkshire Secretary          GeneLink STAFF                 Clayton Agri-Marketing, Mo............................................22
Robin Lucas • Ext. 103                                                     Compart’s Boar Store, Inc., Minn. ...................................14
Controller                                  Executive Editor               Global Swine Exchange of Iowa, Ltd., Iowa ..................24
Mindee Pollard • Ext. 108                   Dr. Doug Newcom                Herdsman by S&S Programming, Ind...............................8
Software Developer                          doug@nationalswine.com         Maxxam, ............................................................................21
Adam Dian • Ext. 104                                                       MVP Nutrition, LLC., Ind...................................................13
Director of Marketing & Communications      Editor                         National Pork Board, Iowa.................................................2
Katie Maupin • Ext. 111                     Katie Maupin                   PigCHAMP, Iowa.................................................................22
Creative & Web Development Director         katie@nationalswine.com        PureTek Genetics, Ind. .....................................................6-7
Stephen Weintraut II • Ext. 118                                            Sha er Genetics, Ind. .........................................................9
Ad Coordinator/Assistant Editor             Editor                         Swine Management Services,Neb.. ................................19
Ann Fry • Ext. 113                          Ann Fry                        Swine Genetics International, Ltd., Iowa ......................25
Director of Junior Activities               ann@nationalswine.com          TRULINE Genetics, Mo. .....................................................23
Kaley Bontrager • Ext. 109                                                 Viagen, Texas ............................................................... 26, 27
Junior Activities Coordinator               Creative Director              Waldo Farms, Neb. ..............................................................5
Ellen Olson Knauth • Ext. 101               Stephen Weintraut II           Zehr Farms, Ill....................................................................15
Junior Program Assistant &                  steve@nationalswine.com
Landrace/Duroc Secretary
Whitney Hendricks • Ext. 112
Administrative Secretary
Lisa Kennedy • Ext. 105
Hampshire & DNA Secretary
Whitney Webb • Ext. 102

GeneLink is published yearly in conjunction with the National Hog Farmer (Penton Business Media, Inc.) by the National Swine                             2639 Yeager Road
Registry (American Yorkshire Club, Hampshire Swine Registry, United Duroc Swine Registry and the American Landrace                              West Lafayette, IN 47906
Association). Office of Publication is National Swine Registry, 2639 Yeager Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906. Phone: 765.463.3594.        765.463.3594 • 765.497.2959 fax
E-mail: nsr@nationalswine.com. Printing is by Sutherland Companies, Montezuma, Iowa. All unsolicited articles, letters,                          www.nationalswine.com
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 doug@nationalswine.com.

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