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Ryan Samuel

Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Swine Specialist


Animal Science Complex 101
Animal Science-Box 2170
University Station
Brookings, SD 57006

PQA Plus certification training
PQA Plus site assessment
TQA certification training

Also by Ryan Samuel

South Dakota State University Swine Education and Research Facility exterior.

SDSU Swine Day to Celebrate Swine Education and Research Facility’s Fifth Anniversary

October 08, 2021

South Dakota State University Extension will commemorate the fifth anniversary of the SDSU Swine Education and Research Facility at this year’s Swine Day on Nov. 2.

The Dragino LHT65 LoRaWAN T/RH Sensor.

A Low-Cost Solution To Remote Monitoring of Animal Facility Thermal Environments

An appropriate thermal environment is critical for animal growth and health. Learn about a low-cost solution to remote monitor your animals’ thermal environments.

Several young swine in a feeding facility.

Branched Chain Amino Acids Levels in Swine Diets Containing Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles

Inclusion of dried distillers grains with solubles in swine diets above 20% can negatively impact growth performance of pigs. An imbalance in the branched chain amino acids, specifically excess leucine, is one potential explanation of this decrease in performance.