The growing demand for ultrasound data on livestock is leading to a nationwide shortage of certified ultrasound field technicians, says the National Centralized Ultrasound Processing (CUP) Lab. Thus, the National CUP Lab is offering a series of training sessions in June and July. Find more information and registration forms by calling 515/232-9442 or visiting

In addition, the Ultrasound Guidelines Council (UGC) has released its list of newly certified field technicians. Visit the UGC Web site at