Local, Global Perspective at Shakespeare Seminar

ONTARIO, CANADA - 'Pork Production: A Local and Global Perspective' is the title of this year's Shakespeare Swine Seminar at the Shakespeare Community Centre on 15 December.
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The day-long seminar is an education event for hog producers and allied industry personnel that features local and international speakers on topics of importance to the swine industry.

Amanda Reagan, from Australia Pork, kicks off the day as she discusses recent developments in Australian swine production. Steffen Klenk from the Pig Improvement Company will discuss where and how pork will be produced in the years ahead. David Fraser from the University of British Columbia will address the move from the industrial model of hog production to the professional model of livestock rearing.

Presentations will also be given on competition and innovation and successful strategies for rearing large litters.

The seminar will take place on 15 December 2010 from 09:30hr to 15:00hr at the Shakespeare Community Centre. Cost is C$25 if you pre-register by 10 December or $30 at the door.

To receive the full program or to register, contact the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs at 877-424-1300 or email [email protected].

The Shakespeare Seminar is sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Agricultural Adaptation Council, and Ontario Pork.

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