Syllabus SP12

Syllabus SP12 - Animal Science 225 - Swine Science Spring...

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1 Animal Science 225 -- Swine Science Spring 2012 Class Schedule MF 10 – 10:50 a.m. 1131 NSRIC W 8 – 10, 10 – 12, 12 – 2, 2 – 4 124 Kildee, 104 Kildee ISU Swine Teaching Farm Pavilion Instructor: Dr. Tom J. Baas 109 Kildee Hall Phone: 294-6728 [email protected] Teaching Assistants Chad Yoder 231 Kildee Hall 294-2721 [email protected] Text and Supporting Material AnS 225 Class Folder: http://www.anslab.iastate.edu/Class/AnS225/ Pork Information Gateway: www.porkgateway.org National Pork Board: www.pork.org National Swine Improvement Federation : www.nsif.com STAGES: www.ansc.purdue.edu/stages National Hog Farmer: www.nationalhogfarmer.com Course Objectives Provide students with background and training in scientific principles involved in the production of pork from the farm to the consumer. Provide students with the opportunity to learn and apply knowledge of basic production practices through hands-on and computer lab exercises. Increase awareness of the economic, social, and environmental challenges shaping the swine industry in the U.S. and throughout the world. Expand awareness of resource materials available to swine producers and others interested in the industry. Give students the opportunity to interact and discuss important swine industry topics. Attendance Attendance is expected but not recorded every class period. By attending class lectures and lab sessions, students will have the greatest opportunity to learn and achieve the course objectives. There will be 5-7 class periods throughout the semester during which quizzes will be given and/or attendance will be recorded (10-15 points each – see below). Student Evaluation
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course ANS 225 taught by Professor Baas during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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Syllabus SP12 - Animal Science 225 - Swine Science Spring...

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