Kansas Swine Profitability Conference Planned for 4 February24 January 2014
US - Kansas State University’s 2014 Swine Profitability Conference is planned for Tuesday, 4 February, in Forum Hall at the K-State Union.
With “Staying Competitive in the Swine Industry” as the theme, the conference features speakers from an array of swine-related businesses, including:
- The Impact of the Chinese Purchase of Smithfield Foods on the US Swine Industry – Dennis DiPietre, economist with KnowledgeVentures, LLC;
- Jack and Pat Anderson Lecture in Swine Health Management: The Strangest Secret – Why Only a Few Farms Become World Class – Larry Coleman, veterinarian with Vet Care, Broken Bow, Oklahoma;
- What Have I Done to Make My Land-Based System Successful – Craig Christensen, Ogden, Iowa;
- Lessons I’ve Learned About Marketing Pork to the Chefs of High End Restaurants of New York – Craig Good, Olsburg, Kansas; and
- The Power of Animal-Sourced Food in Enriching People’s Lives – Grady Bishop, director of Elanco US Swine Operations.
The day begins with coffee and doughnuts at 9:15 a.m., with the programme starting at 9:30 a.m. Lunch is included in the conference, which ends at 3:00 p.m.
More information, including online registration, is available here. Information and registration is also available by contacting Lois Schreiner at 785-532-1267 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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