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Pork Producer Conference in Washington

Posted: Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at 6:23 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

The Iowa Pork Producers Association with the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University and ISU Extension and Outreach will be holding a series of conferences for hog farmers regarding current swine health issues impacting the industry. One meeting will be held in Washington on September 3rd.

The presentations at the meeting will discuss Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus and how producers can protect their herd, as well as residue testing at packing plants, the impact of detected residues and steps to avoid chemical residues. Also, Dr. Lee Schulz will explain how pork producers can survive with a short corn supply.

Registration is not needed, the September 3rd meeting will be held at the Washington Extension Office from 1 to 4 p.m.