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Swine It #90: Swine industry and social media: waste of time or key to the future? - Tork Whisler

29 April 2021, at 9:23am

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"𝘐𝘧 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘥𝘰𝘯'𝘵 𝘵𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘺, 𝘴𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘣𝘰𝘥𝘺'𝘴 𝘨𝘰𝘯𝘯𝘢 𝘵𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘪𝘵 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘵𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘮𝘢𝘺 𝘰𝘳 𝘮𝘢𝘺 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘣𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘳𝘶𝘵𝘩 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘪𝘵 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘣𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘢 𝘨𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘭𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵." - 𝗧𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗪𝗵𝗶𝘀𝗹𝗲𝗿

𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻:
1. Changes in constructing hog buildings;
2. Biggest challenges from sharing a story on social media;
3. Advice on how to tell your story;
4. The most frequently asked question about swine production;
5. The use of technologies.

𝗠𝗲𝗲𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝘂𝗲𝘀𝘁: Tork Whisler is a fifth-generation farmer from Washington, IA. In addition to their contract finishing and grain operation, Tork spent 15 years in the swine construction business with Precision Structures Inc., first as a service technician and then as a salesman. He left PSI in 2015 to assume a management role with Eichelberger Farms. Recently, Tork returned to the farm full time with his son Sawyer.