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Hog Raisers Conference - Technology Focus

by 5m Editor
18 April 2008, at 8:19am

PHILIPPINES - Commercial and backyard pig producers will gather at the Cebu International Convention Center in Mandaue City on April 24 to 26 for the 17th Annual Hog Convention and Trade Exhibits of the National Federation of Hog Farmers Inc.

Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap will be the keynote speaker and guest of honor.

The convention, which will feature the latest swine production techniques and new equipment and medications for hogs, will be hosted by the Cebu Association of Meat and Poultry Products Multi-Purpose Cooperative headed by Pluy Ong. This year’s theme will be “Enhancing Pork production for the Export Market.”

NFHFI President Albert Lim Jr. said the convention aims to help promote and protect the interests of the country’s hog farmers and to serve as a venue to enhance the opportunities for growth, efficiency, equity and sustainability of the P120-billion hog industry.

It will also feature a series of seminars on swine management and production, and the eradication of common swine diseases as well as a live hog exhibit.

5m Editor