K-State Research and Extension News
March 04, 2014
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PEDV Update

K-State swine veterinarian Steve Dritz reports on an important new discovery in the battle against the devastating disease, porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), which has ravaged hog herds in numerous states, including Kansas...researchers have discovered a link between the spread of PEDV and a specific protein source in nursery pig diets, and Dritz shares the latest K-State ration recommendations in light of this news. See video

K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Dan Donnert
K-State Research & Extension News

Steve Dritz, dritz@vet.k-state.edu or 785-532-4202