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PorkBridge - Managing Finish Pigs to improve Production Efficiency
Apr. 4, 2013 | 06:00 am
The PorkBridge grow-finish education series is a distance education method that offers relevant and timely infoarmtion for people invovled with grow-finish swine operations. It consists of six teleconference sessions conducted by industry experts.
Session Content addresses daily decisions releated to the grow-finish process, including swine management, heat stress, production efficiency and feed cost reduction strategies.
Registration is now being accepted for the 2012 - 2013 session. You must register by Nov. 12 to ensure materials receipt for the first session. Follow the link to access the registration brochure.
Session dates and topics:
Dec. 6 – Strategies to Reduce Feeding Costs, John Patience, ISU
Feb. 7 – Optimizing Stocking Density in Wean-Finish Barns, Mike Ellis, Univ. of Illinois
April 4 – Managing Finishing Pigs to Improve Production Efficiency, Aaron Gaines, The Maschhoffs
Jun. 6 – Managing Heat Stress, Mark Whitney, Univ. of Minnesota
Aug. 1 – Effect of Optimizing Feed Withdrawal and Fiber Levels Prior to Marketing, Mike Tokach and Hyatt Frobose, Kansas State University
Oct. 3 – Pigs, Flu, and You, Andrew Bowman, Ohio State University