National Pig Improvement Program



National Pig Improvement Program Related

Pig Improvement Company:: PIC is a pig breeding company servicing pig farmers and the food industry.

The Sheep Flock Improvement Program:: SFIP is a home testing genetic improvement program designed to assist Ontario purebred and commercial sheep producers in the evaluation of potential breeding stock and to provide a measure of the comparative productivity of ewes in the flock. Enrollment information and data available.

Sheep Flock Improvement Program EPDs:: Using Estimated Progeny Difference to make genetic improvements and increase flock performance.

The National Poultry Improvement Plan:: Division of USDA focusing on disease prevention in the poultry flock. Testing and import/export regulations listed by state and links include state labs. [PDF]

National Swine Improvement Federation:: This organization aims to encourage research, development, and use of scientifically-based genetic improvement programs and associated practices for the efficient production of high quality pork.

National Turfgrass Evaluation Program:: NTEP national test results of cultivars (varieties) of Kentucky bluegrass, tall fescue, perennial ryegrass, creeping bentgrass, bermudagrass, buffalograss, St. Augustinegrass, and zoysiagrass.

National Dryland Salinity Program:: Is a collaborative research and development effort that is investigating the causes of, and solutions to, the problem of dryland salinity in Australia.

National Gap Analysis Program (U.S.):: A Geographic Approach to Planning for Biological Diversity. Providing regional assessments of the conservation status of native vertebrate species and natural land cover types, to be applied to land management activities.

National Chemical Safety Program:: Public/private partnership working to promote chemical safety and reduce processing incidents while building public trust through community interaction.

National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP):: US federal-state-NGO cooperative effort operating a national precipitation monitoring network to observe geographic and temporal trends in acidity, mercury, and other attributes. Includes data, maps, and meeting announcements.

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