Kansas State Swine Day slated for Nov. 15

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Kansas State University’s Department of Animal Sciences and Industry will host its annual Swine Day 2012 on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Kansas State Alumni Center in Manhattan. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has been invited to speak about job creation in animal agriculture.

The day will feature a technology trade show, which begins at 8 a.m., as well as presentations focused on current research relevant to pork production. Presentations begin at 9:45 a.m. and include:

 •     Current Kansas State Swine Research to Help Improve Net Return of a Swine Business

•     The Role of Host Genetics for Improved Resistance to PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome).

•     My Vision for Job Creation in Animal Agriculture – Gov. Sam Brownback (invited).

•     Current Kansas State Swine Research to Help Improve Net Return of a Swine Business (continued).

The cost to attend is $25 per person if paid by Nov. 9 and $35 after that date and at the door. Registration includes a copy of the day’s proceedings, lunch, and a closing reception featuring K-State ice cream from Call Hall.

More information, including printable registration forms and online registration options, is available online or by calling (785) 532-1267.



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