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PORK Academy Seminar Details

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
9:15 - 10:00 Changes on Antibiotic Usage
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Speaker: Dr. Sam Holst, Swine Vet Center

This session will provide an overview of regulatory changes for the responsible use of antibiotics food animals and what is means on the farm.

10:15 - 11:00 Cybersecurity
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Speaker: Lane Arthur, John Deere

As technology within the agriculture industry evolves at a rapid pace, producers need to be aware of their cyber security. Producers are at risk when they collect, process and store confidential information on computers, then transmit that data across networks to other computers. This presentation will cover topics to inform producers about cyber security, and how to protect themselves.

11:15 - 12:00 Common Swine Industry Audit
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Speakers: Emily Erickson, New Fashion Pork and David Bentley, Bentley Farms

As packers have begun implementing on-farm audit programs for their suppliers, the National Pork Board has facilitated the development of the Common Swine Industry Audit to reduce burdens on producers and build audit process clarification across the industry. This session will highlight progress of the common industry audit, provide an opportunity for producers to ask questions of their peers who have experienced a third party audit and share resources available for producers to utilize in preparing for an audit.

1:30 - 2:15 Understanding the Biology of Seasonal Infertility to Develop Mitigation Strategies for Swine
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Speaker: Jason Ross, Iowa State University

Reduced productivity in the breeding herd following summer heat stress results in a 17% reduction in litters annually. However, producers have few tools to combat this problem. Research will be presented to detail the underlying biology related to the effects of heat stress on reproduction and may lead to mitigation strategies to reduce the impact on productivity.

2:30 - 3:30 Changes on Antibiotic Usage
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Speakers: Dr. Sam Holst, Swine Vet Center and Richard Sellers, American Feed Industry Association

This session will provide an overview of regulatory changes for the responsible use of antibiotics in food animals and what it means on the farm.

Thursday, June 9, 2016
9:15 - 10:00 Changes on Antibiotic Usage
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Speakers: Dr. Sam Holst, Swine Vet Center and Richard Sellers, American Feed Industry Association

This session will provide an overview of regulatory changes for the responsible use of antibiotics in food animals and what it means on the farm.

10:15 - 11:00 Three Essential Steps to a Health, Safety & Environmental Disaster
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Speaker: Karen Hoare, National Pork Board

This session will highlight concerns on health, safety or environmentalevents and will introduce National Pork Board tools and initiatives to prevent injuries and environmental problems.

11:15 - 12:00 What Would the Grill Say? -- Checkoff Consumer Campaign
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Speaker: Ceci Snyder, National Pork Board

Comer hear from The Grill and his neighbor friend, Gloria, as Ceci shared the summer Checkoff consumer campaign, "What Would the Grill Say?" The Checkoff will share to-date results and measures of consumer response. 

1:30 - 2:15 U.S. Exports & International Trade
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Speakers: Becca Nepple, National Pork Board and Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University

Learn about U.S. pork export markets, insight into world economics and the growing opportunity for global trade.

2:30 - 3:15 Changes on Antibiotics Usage
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Speaker: Dr. Sam Holst, Swine Vet Center

This session will provide an overview of regulatory changes for the responsible use of antibiotics in food animals and what it means on the farm.