Fecal samples and the meaning of life - Dr. Robert ThalerFeb 22, 2021
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"𝘞𝘦'𝘳𝘦 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘢 𝘥𝘪𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳 𝘱𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦'𝘴 𝘭𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘴. 𝘚𝘰 𝘪𝘵'𝘴 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘯𝘦𝘤𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘭𝘺 𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘧𝘪𝘤 𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘢𝘭𝘴, 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘪𝘵'𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘱𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘸𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘵 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩, 𝘪𝘧 𝘸𝘦 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘣𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢 𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘥 𝘴𝘵𝘶𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘰𝘳 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯 𝘢𝘯 𝘶𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘥 𝘴𝘵𝘶𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘤𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘦 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘭𝘪𝘧𝘦. 𝘚𝘰 𝘐 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘬 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘪𝘨𝘨𝘦𝘴𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘧 𝘸𝘦 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘥𝘪𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘱𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦'𝘴 𝘭𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘴, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘩𝘦𝘭𝘱 𝘴𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘣𝘰𝘥𝘺, 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵'𝘴 𝘢 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘨𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘧𝘦𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘨." - 𝗗𝗿. 𝗥𝗼𝗯𝗲𝗿𝘁 𝗧𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗲𝗿
𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻:
1. Fecal sample and the meaning of life;
2. Ways to improve students' critical thinking;
3. Work and research;
4. Advice for younger faculty members;
5. Folic acid in sows;
6. Researches on the last few years;
8. Nutrition: what the pig's telling us?
9. Compensatory growth;
11. Larger vs. fewer group of nutritionists.
𝗠𝗲𝗲𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝘂𝗲𝘀𝘁: Dr. Robert Thaler graduated in 1988 from K-State with a Ph.D. in swine nutrition. He received bachelor's and master's degrees from South Dakota State University. He returned to SDSU to serve as a swine extension specialist, teacher, and in administrative roles. Bob is a staunch supporter of the Land Grant University mission. His passion is to provide practical solutions for producers and in mentoring students. He has served in leadership capacities for the American Society of Animal Science and the National Pork Board. His numerous awards include the 2013 "Master of the Pork Industry" from the National Hog Farmer and SDSU College of Ag and Biological Science "Teacher of the Year" twice.