A Transport Quality Assurance advisor training workshop will be offered by the National Pork Board on July 15 in Clive, Iowa. The training session, scheduled for 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, will be conducted at NPB headquarters at 1776 NW 114th Street in Clive.

The registration form is available at http://www.pork.org/Documents/TQAAdvisorsTrn08.pdf. Registration is limited to the first 50 participants. The registration fee for the workshop is $150.

Accommodations for the workshop are available at the Comfort Suites, Urbandale, Iowa, 515-276-8969. Attendees should specify the TQA Workshop rate of $75 plus tax. For more information on NPB’s Transport Quality Assurance program, including recommendations for transporting pigs in extreme weather, go to http://www.pork.org/Producers/TQA/TQA.aspx.

Source: NPB