Kansas State University's annual Swine Profitability Conference is set for Feb. 5 in Forum Hall at the Kansas State Union in Manhattan, Kan. The conference is sponsored by Kansas State University’s Research and Extension program.
Topics and speakers for this year's conference include:
• "PCV will NOT be the Last Virus to Have a Major Impact on the Swine
Industry: Is Swine Influenza Virus the next Ticking Time Bomb?": Marie Locke Gramer, University of Minnesota
• "Returning to a Family Swine Business from K-State": Michael Springer, Independence, Kan., pork producer
• "The Influence of Ethanol, Oil and Land Prices on the Future of the Swine Industry": Michael Swanson, Wells Fargo Financial
• "Marketing Decisions based on Packer Matrixes and Pig Flow": Mike Tokach, Kansas State University, and Steve Henry, Abilene Animal Hospital
• "Is Your Team All Driving in the Same Direction?": Larry Firkins, University of Illinois
The $25 registration fee for the conference includes lunch and all sessions. The registration deadline is Jan. 25.
The conference is sponsored by the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry at Kansas State University Research and Extension, the Kansas Pork Association and the National Pork Board.
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