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Swine Production Seminar March 21 in Okoboji, IA

UMN Extension is co-sponsoring a swine production seminar along with Iowa State University Extension, Hubbard and Elanco on March 21 at Arrowwood Resort Conference Center (1405 Hwy 71) in Okoboji, IA.

Speakers and Topics

9:30 a.m.        Registration and Welcome

10:00 a.m.      Production Practices & Social Responsibility; What can we Expect
                       Sara Crawford, National Pork Board

11:00 a.m.      Industry Update - Producer Prospective
                       John Schwartz, Schartz Farms Inc.
Noon Lunch

1:00 p.m.        Metagenomic Sequencing. . .A New Technology for Disease Identification
                       Dr. Andrew Bents, Veterinary Medical Center - Worthington, MN

2:00 p.m.        Bridging the Training and Communication Gaps
                       Orlando Gil, TCTS Global LLC

3:00 p.m. Wrap it up. . .Open discussion on other topics
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