ISU professor researches cause of pit foaming

Steve Hoff wishes he had a definitive answer to give pork producers about the problem of pit foaming. But, he’s not quite there yet.

“We’re basically about nine months into a three-year study,” the Iowa State University professor of agriculture and biosystems engineering explains.

“We’ve collected a great deal of data, but we don’t have answers yet.” The study is the result of a push by the Iowa Pork Producers Association.

Read the full story in Iowa Farmer Today here. 

Listen to Iowa Public Radio‘s story here: [audio:https://news.engineering.iastate.edu/wp-content/blogs.dir/3/files/2013/09/IPR_091613_SteveHoff.mp3]