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PorkBridge - Managing Finish Pigs to improve Production Efficiency

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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

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