Always an important feature of World Pork Expo are the many and varied education opportunities that the three days present.

Leading that list are the educational seminars that run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both Wednesday, June 3, and Thursday, June 4, in the Cattle Barn Arena. Underwriting sponsors for those seminars are Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, AgroSoft North America, APC, and Novus International. Click here for more details.

Also on tap is the Pork Academy, which is brought to you by the National Pork Board via Pork Checkoff. These educational sessions take place on Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., and on Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Look for the seminars in the Varied Industries Building, room C.

Some of the topics that will be addressed include: What’s the Real Deal with MRSA in Pigs, Pork & People?; Proper Animal Euthanasia Techniques; Biosecurity 101; Is Your Pork Export-Ready? The Latest on MRL’s and Antibiotics; Disaster Preparedness and Biosecurity; What Does Feed Management Include?; and much more.