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2023 Swine Innovation Forum set for May 9

Goal of NC State event is to provide applicable research updates for swine producers and allied industry colleagues.

January 9, 2023

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Following the success of the previous year's event, North Carolina State University Swine Specialists are pleased to announce the plans for the 2023 Swine Innovation Forum.

The event is set for Tuesday, May 9 at The Maxwell Center in Goldsboro, North Carolina. The goal of SIF23 is to collaborate with other swine production professionals to provide applicable research updates for swine producers and our allied industry colleagues.

Joining us to hear from prominent industry leaders, are keynote speakers Christina Phillips and Brett Ramirez.

Phillips is the director of production research at Smithfield Foods and also serves as the vice president of NC Pork Council's Board of Directors. Phillips received her B.S. and M.S. in animal science from NC State University before heading to the University of Minnesota to obtain her Ph.D. in animal science.

Ramirez is an assistant professor at Iowa State University. Ramirez received his B.S. and M.S. in agricultural and biological engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and then his Ph.D. in agricultural and biological engineering at Iowa State University. He specializes in swine housing, ventilation and instrumentation and environmental controls.

Be on the lookout for more updates regarding the forum and upcoming registration. Unable to attend last year's forum? Follow this link to view all of the recorded presentations.

Source: NC State Swine Extension

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