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Robert Thaler

Professor & SDSU Extension Swine Specialist

Also by Robert Thaler

A hog farm employee wearing a mask, hairnet, and gloves. He is inspecting a group of pigs.

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Essential Swine Industry Employees

America’s pig farmers doing the right things to protect people, pigs, and the planet continue, even during this challenging time.

Group of pigs lying in a pile inside a wean-to-finish facility.

Wean-To-Finish Heating for Newly Weaned Pigs

Newly weaned pigs have some special considerations when it comes to heating. The environmental conditions during this period can have a direct effect on the long-term health of pigs.

A statue of a dairy cow on a landscaped terrace in front of a long dairy barn.

South Dakota Odor Footprint Tool

Two-part fact sheets explaining the South Dakota Odor Footprint Tool. Part I: Principles and Tools and Part II: Examples.