Prairie Swine Centre conference set for Nov. 14

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Prairie Swine Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, will present ‘Advancing the Science of Pork Production - Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation’, Nov. 14, at the Saskatoon Inn, Saskatoon, SK. The conference will address the positive impact research has made to the Canadian pork industry and will be held in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium.

The half-day conference will feature the original team of research scientists that established the Centre’s near-market and industry focus in 1992. The program addresses changes in technology that have impacted all the participants in the pork value chain, specifically areas affecting cost of production, environment, welfare and product quality.

Program

12:50 p.m. Welcome/Opening Remarks, Lee Whittington

1:00 p.m. Top 10 Developments in Swine Nutrition 1991-2012, Dr. John Patience

1:45 p.m. Challenging Previous Assumptions in Nutrition; What Lies Ahead, Dr. Kees deLange

2:30 p.m. The Evolution of Ethology as a Production Science, Dr. Harold Gonyou

3:15 p.m. Reaching Further Afield in Engineering Science, Dr. Yuanhui Zhang

4:00 p.m. Closing Comments

4:30 p.m. Reception

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