Washington Swine Information Day features an array of presentations that have been organized to meet the diverse and unique needs of Pacific Northwest swine producers. |
Featured speaker, Dr. Chris Hostetler, National Pork Board Director of Animal Science and former WSU Swine Center Manager and WSU Professor will be back in the Pacific Northwest to share his expertise in swine production and new technology in the swine and meat animal industry. Dr. Hostetler has an excellent understanding of swine production from breeding to marketing and the unique challenges and opportunities in raising pigs in Washington.
The events morning topics will focus on new technology and emerging issues in the swine industry. Dr. Hostetler will present about the impact of gene editing, cultured meat and other new technology. Current issues around swine diseases within the US and worldwide, and swine market trade and outlook will also be addressed.
The afternoon session will focus on the basics of raising pigs for producers of all sizes. WSU Vet School Parasitologist will discuss parasite control and prevention in Washington. Dr. Hostetler will give a presentation on reproduction basics for the swine herd.
Registration for the days event is $25 per person and includes seminar, handouts, lunch and break refreshments. An all-day youth registration, $20, is also available to 4-H and FFA members. Individuals may also attend just the afternoon session for $10. There is a $15 per person late charge for registrations postmarked after January 26, 2019. Please pre-register so we can ensure adequate accommodations and meals. A complete seminar agenda and registration brochure is available at http://extension.wsu.edu/grant-adams/event/washington-state-swine-information-day or by contacting Sarah M. Smith, WSU Extension Regional Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or (509)754-2011, Ext 4363. Additional funding for this event was made available by Pork Checkoff funding.
Pillar Rock Grill (Moses Lake Golf & Country Club) (View)
1373 Rd F.2 NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
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