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AFIA Pork Programme Plays Up Pig Presence at IPPE

16 January 2015, at 8:48am

US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) will host a half-day Pork Tech Theater seminar at the International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, Georgia on 28 January.

The seminar will highlight challenges in the pork industry such as porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, and discuss recent advancements and issues affecting worldwide pork production.

“Two of the topics that have been receiving much attention and will be discussed by speakers at the Pork Tech Theater seminar are automatic feeding within group housing and what the future looks like regarding the use of antibiotics in pigs for human consumption,” said Leah Wilkinson, AFIA director of ingredients, pet food and state affairs.

Dr Casey Bradley with AB Vista will moderate the session, introducing Dr Christin Surie, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation; Dr Paul Sundberg, National Pork Board; Will Sawyer, Rabobank and Leah Wilkinson, AFIA.

The swine programme will be held in the A-Hall Tech XChange, Booth A2847.

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