At World Pork Expo, the Marketing Information Center offers you the opportunity to learn about industry trends and outlooks that impact your bottom line, as well as presenting ideas on ways to become more efficient. Presented by Pork magazine, the National Pork Producers Council and the National Pork Board, the Center is located in the Varied Industries Building. It is open Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the sessions are designed for you to come and go as you please. Here’s the event schedule. (See page 16 for more details.)               

Wednesday, June 3
10 a.m. – Noon: Using Technology to Improve Overall Profitability, AgroSoft North America

Noon – 2:30 p.m.: Outlook Session (Lunch sponsored by NPB)

Hog Market, Export and Competing Meats Outlook, Glenn Grimes, University of Missouri; Crop and Feed Grain Production and Use Scenario, Robert Wisner, Iowa State University; Weather and Crop-Growing Conditions, Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University

3 – 5 p.m.: Environmental and Economic Benefits of Capturing Swine Manure Methane, Chris Voell, U.S. EPA  AgSTAR Program; Teresa Bomhoff, USDA Rural Development

Thursday, June 4

10 a.m. – noon: Using Technology to Improve Overall Profitability, AgroSoft, North American

Noon – 2:30 p.m.: Outlook Session (Lunch sponsored by NPB)

3 – 5 p.m.: Sow Seminar, American Protein Corp.