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Distiller’s Grain Conference Set For Nov. 20 in Des Moines

The National Pork Board is hosting a conference, “Distiller’s Grains: Implications for the U.S. Pork Industry,” on Nov. 20 at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown in Des Moines, IA.

Pork producers will learn about the current challenges and opportunities facing them as they consider feeding distiller’s grains in their operations.

Speakers will also provide updates on the latest research and information on how distiller’s grains can be incorporated into a feeding program.

The conference runs 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is free of charge. Other sponsors include the Iowa Corn Growers Association, the National Pork Producers Council, the National Corn Growers Association, the Iowa Pork Producers Association, the Iowa Agribusiness Export Partnership and the Renewable Fuels Association.

Registration is required; pre-registration is offered through Nov. 15. Details on the program, registration and housing are available from the Calendar section of the Pork Checkoff’s Web site at

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