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Kansas State’s Swine Day Set for 15 November

05 October 2012

US - Kansas State University’s Department of Animal Sciences and Industry will host Swine Day 2012 on Thursday, 15 November at the K-State Alumni Center in Manhattan. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has been invited to speak about job creation in animal agriculture.

The day will feature a technology trade show, which begins at 8 a.m., as well as presentations focused on current research relevant to pork production. Presentations begin at 9:45 a.m. and include:

  • Current K-State Swine Research to Help Improve Net Return of a Swine Business
  • The Role of Host Genetics for Improved Resistance to PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome).
  • My Vision for Job Creation in Animal Agriculture – Gov. Sam Brownback (invited).
  • Current K-State Swine Research to Help Improve Net Return of a Swine Business (continued).

The cost to attend is $25 per person if paid by 9 November and $35 after that date and at the door. Registration includes a copy of the day’s proceedings, lunch, and a closing reception featuring K-State ice cream from Call Hall.

More information, including printable registration forms and online registration options, is available at www.KSUswine.org or by calling 785-532-1267.

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