In the past few weeks I’ve had conversations with several production systems that have made investments in research facilities. All of the systems say having access to within house research has been one of the reasons they feel they can remain competitive and profitable in the business of pork production.

I’m aware of more research facilities being constructed this summer and fall for at least 2 systems – in both cases expansion of current research capabilities. Obviously these systems have more questions than space to answer the questions and they feel getting the right answer is worth the investment.

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