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African swine fever: What’s the latest on feed security?African swine fever: What’s the latest on feed security?

One of the many topics during the June 6 National Hog Farmer Global Hog Industry Virtual Conference will be feed security.

May 31, 2019

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National Hog Farmer’s Global Hog Industry Virtual Conference will feature Scott Dee, Pipestone Applied Research; Liz Wagstr
As part of National Hog Farmer’s Global Hog Industry Virtual Conference on June 6, Scott Dee, director of research at Pipestone Applied Research; Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian of the National Pork Producers Council; Leah Wilkinson, vice president of Public Policy and Education of the American Feed Industry Association, and Brooke Humphrey, Strategic Marketing and Technology leader of Provimi; will come together for a discussion on the state of feed security and research on approaches and best practices to help mitigate your risk.

This past year has brought greater attention than ever before to the safety of the feed being given to pigs due to the outbreak of African swine fever in Asia and Eastern Europe. The pork industry has implemented important management practices to help secure the feed supply. But, work remains as the ASF situation is fluid and ongoing research is being conducted to guide decisions.

As part of National Hog Farmer’s Global Hog Industry Virtual Conference at 1 p.m. Central on June 6, Scott Dee, director of research at Pipestone Applied Research; Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian of the National Pork Producers Council; Leah Wilkinson, vice president of Public Policy and Education of the American Feed Industry Association, and Brooke Humphrey, Strategic Marketing and Technology leader of Provimi; will come together for a discussion on the state of feed security and research on approaches and best practices to help mitigate your risk. Bring your questions for these experts. National Hog Farmer Editor Ann Hess will moderate this portion of the Virtual Conference.

What to expect on June 6:

  • The first-of-its-kind Global Hog Industry Virtual Conference, a completely digital event

  • Free registration; no-cost to you

  • More than four hours of engaging content from industry experts

  • On-demand access to the event archive

Related:National Hog Farmer to host first Global Hog Industry Virtual Conference

In addition to getting the latest on ASF, find out which pork production companies made this year’s Global Mega Producer list. Hear from Jim Long of Genesus and Dennis Smith of Archer Financial Services as they speak to the market trends shaping the global hog industry in 2019 and beyond.

During our digital conference you’ll hear:

  • The latest innovation happening at the barn level with an emphasis on achieving a higher level of individual animal management and increased performance and efficiency; Chore-Time/PigTek will be on hand to share all the details.

  • How to improve human and animal performance, with higher overall profitability. Jon Hoek and Kasey Sheldon of Summit Precision Production will explain how access to and training a reliable workforce.

  • How pigs are contributing to advancements in heart stents, cardiac repair and rejuvenation, diabetes and insulin research and surgical procedure.

Click here for a full schedule of the June 6 Global Hog Industry Virtual Conference.

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Already have plans for June 6? That’s OK; your registration gets you access to an archive of the event’s presentations and notifications as new programming is added.

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