March 2, 2020
NSR Updates
NSR Southwest Type Conference Wrap Up
The 2020 NSR Southwest Type Conference was another excellent event! Thank you to everyone who made this event possible. All NSR show and sale highlights are HERE . Full show and sale results will be online this week. All Seedstock EDGE Media ring shots are uploaded and available to purchase HERE . See you down the road!
NSR Staff Birth Announcement
The NSR would like to congratulate NSR DNA Secretary Whitney Webb and her husband, Brian, on the arrival of their son Brice Owen Webb. Brice was born on February 24, 2020 at 5:15 p.m. He weighed seven pounds and seven ounces and measured 19 and a half inches long. Both Brice and Whitney are home and doing well. During Whitney's maternity leave, all questions pertaining to DNA, performance data and commercial registrations, need to be directed to NSR Hampshire and Landrace Secretary Megan Dragstrem. Please contact Megan at megand@nationalswine.com .
2020 NSR Annual Meeting
The 2020 NSR Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday, March 24 in Lafayette, Indiana at the Courtyard Marriott Lafayette. The meeting will begin at noon with an awards luncheon and breed board meetings to follow. All NSR members are welcome to join. To RSVP, please contact NSR Pedigree Department Director Lisa Kennedy at lisa@nationalswine.com by Tuesday, March 10.
The 2020 Exposition Vendor Spot Online Auction
On Wednesday, March 18 the NSR will host a Vendor Spot Online Auction. The online sale will be on Showpig.com/The Pig Planet . All information regarding vendor spots and The Exposition Vendor Spot Online Auction can be found HERE . For more information, please contact NSR V.P. of Operations Ellen Knauth at ellen@nationalswine.com .
April/May Seedstock EDGE Advertising Deadline
The deadline to reserve your advertisement in the April/May Issue of the Seedstock EDGE is Monday, March 9. This digital issue will be emailed on Friday, March 27. The print issue will be mailed on Monday, April 6. To reserve your ad, contact NSR Creative Design Coordinator DeShea Wallace at deshea@nationalswine.com or NSR Digital Content Manager and Editor Cassie Godwin at cassie@nationalswine.com .
Information Regarding Ractopamine Effects
The NSR is striving to be proactive and keep membership informed on information regarding Ractopamine. Please stay tuned for new information and resources each week.


Arizona National Livestock Show Scholarship
The Arizona National Livestock Show invests in the future of agriculture by awarding more than $50,000 annually in scholarships to students who have participated in the livestock show or horse show. Visit anls.org/scholarships to apply by Sunday, March 15.
Marketing & Communications
April/May Seedstock EDGE Advertising Deadline
The deadline to reserve your advertisement in the April/May Issue of the Seedstock EDGE is Monday, March 9. This digital issue will be emailed on Friday, March 27. The print issue will be mailed on Monday, April 6. To reserve your ad, contact NSR Creative Design Coordinator DeShea Wallace at deshea@nationalswine.com or NSR Digital Content Manager and Editor Cassie Godwin at cassie@nationalswine.com .