Food safety. Animal welfare. Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv).  National biosecurity.  These and other compelling challenges facing the pork industry and the consuming public will be explored with common sense, uncommon depth, scientific scrutiny and national expertise at the third Iowa Swine Day in Ames, Iowa, June 26.

The Iowa Swine Day will be held in the Benton Auditorium within the Scheman Building at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. It will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 5:15 p.m. The cost is a mere $60, which includes coffee, snacks, a pork lunch and a copy of the proceedings.

Attendees will here Dr. Richard Raymond, former Undersecretary of Food Safety in Washington, D.C.; Justin Ransom, national director of supply chain management for McDonald’s; and other distinguished regional, national and international leaders in swine research, economics, veterinary medicine, production, animal welfare and the marketplace.

The Iowa Swine Day is designed for pork producers (farm owner-operators, company service personnel, technical staff and senior management), suppliers (genetics, feed, equipment and pharmaceutical professionals), extension personnel, consultants, researchers, veterinarians and students.

For more information, contact: Mariana Rossoni Serao (515) 294-5727 / (515) 520-1796 and John Patience (515) 294-5132 / (515) 509-1756, and look for more details here