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Swine Production Seminar March 18 in Okoboji, IA

UMN Extension is co-sponsoring a swine production seminar along with Iowa State University Extension, Hubbard and Elanco on March 18 at Arrowwood Resort Conference Center (1405 Hwy 71) in Okoboji, IA.

Speakers and Topics

9:30 a.m.   Welcome and Introductions

9:45 a.m.   Conquering local pig health issues
                  Dr. Jordan Graham, Swine Vet Center

11:00 a.m. Differentiating yourself to survive and thrive
                  Jim Compart, Compart Family Farms

Noon Lunch

1:00 p.m.   Hog margin outlook, strategies to consider
                  Tim Hughes, CIH

2:00 p.m.   Biosecurity: how to prioritize where swine farms are most vulnerable and 
                  what to do about it
                  Derald Holtkamp, VDPAM Iowa State University

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

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