A group of swine industry personnel from Ukraine recently visited the NSR office as part of the Cochran Fellowship Program. This program is coordinated through the USDA and is meant to provide training in a variety of agriculture fields for countries with developing industries. Dr. Tom Baas and Chad Yoder, both of Iowa State University, served as the U.S. hosts and coordinators for the training program. The training started at Iowa State University and included visits to a number of NSR members’ farms – Waldo Farms, De Witt, Neb.; Cedar Ridge Farms, Red Bud, Ill.; The Maschhoffs, Carlyle, Ill.; and Whiteshire Hamroc, Albion, Ind. The trip wrapped-up with visits to National Swine Registry and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.