Comparison of Finishing Pig Performance in a Hoophouse Building vs. a Conventional, Slatted, Curtain-Side Building

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1996: $1,775.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, soybeans, wheat
  • Animals: swine


  • Animal Production: housing, feed rations, manure management, watering systems
  • Crop Production: ridge tillage
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer
  • Soil Management: composting
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