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Iowa Swine Day set for June 30

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Program to focus on topics vital to today's pork industry. 

Organizers of the 11th annual Iowa Swine Day say this year's program will be packed with highly regarded speakers focusing on important issues facing U.S. pork producers. The 2022 event will be held Thursday, June 30 in the Scheman Building, Iowa State Center, in Ames, Iowa. 

The morning plenary session will include the following topics/speakers:

  • "Opportunities and platforms: Overcoming adversity" – Aaron Thomas, Aplington-Parkersburg Schools 
  • "Wild boar population" – Ryan Brook, associate professor, University of Saskatchewan 
  • "Global market dynamics and impact on U.S. pork production" – Karl Skold, head, agricultural economics, JBS 
  • "Geopolitics and other global influences and game changers effecting U.S. agriculture" – Peter Ziehan, president and founder, Zeihan on Geopolitics 

The afternoon program will run concurrently and will feature four topic tracks with a total of 12 presentations to select from. Topics will be released when registration opens in May. 

Iowa Swine Day is made possible by the generous support and assistance of sponsors each year. Ongoing support helps provide quality educational programming benefiting the pork industry. If an organization or company is interested in sponsoring Iowa Swine Day this year, please visit the Sponsors page for additional information on packages and benefits available. 

Iowa Swine Day is presented by the Iowa Pork Industry Center with support provided by Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Iowa State University Department of Animal Science. 

Source: Iowa State University Extension to Agriculture and Natural Resources, which is solely responsible for the information provided, and wholly owns the information. Informa Business Media and all its subsidiaries are not responsible for any of the content contained in this information asset.

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