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PORK Academy Seminar Details

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
9:15 - 10:00 Safe Pig Handling
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Bill Winkelman, National Pork Board
The Pork Checkoff's new Safe Pig Handling Tool was designed to reinforce fundamental safety concepts while depicting real-life, specific situations encountered in daily pork production. This resource was designed to be used for one-on-one meetings, small groups and self-study training sessions.

10:15 - 11:00 Industry Productivity Analysis
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Ken Stalder, Iowa State University
This session will provide current data collection results, changes in production traits over time, and benchmarking key productive traits.

11:30 - 12:30 Sow Bridge/Pork Bridge Session: Importance of Educating Others about Pork Production
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Jon Hoek, Belstra Milling Company
This session will provide what Belstra Milling has learned in educating the public about pork production through the Fair Oaks Experience.

1:30 - 2:15 Reproductive Decision Tree
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Don Levis, Levis Worldwide Swine Consultancy
The National Swine Reproduction Guide allows producers to address challenges in the breeding barn by using a decision tree to reveal information about the problem and suggest corrective changes in management practices.

2:30 - 3:30 World Market Economics and the Importance of Trade
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Dermot Hayes – Iowa State University

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

Thursday, June 5, 2014
9:15 - 10:00 PEDV Research Update
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Lisa Becton, National Pork Board
This session will provide results from National Pork Board funded research for PEDV and Porcine Deltacoronavirus.

10:15 - 11:00 PEDV – Lessons Learned & Next Steps
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Harry Snelson, AASV
Liz Wagstrom, National Pork Producers Council
This session will provide the most up-to-date information on the management and control of PEDV infections within the U.S . including a review of additional activities to strengthen our defenses against other emerging pathogens.

11:15 - 12:00 Sustainability in Pork Production – Pigs, Planet, People
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Jamie Burr, Tyson Fresh Meats
An update on development of a pork industry sustainability framework and producer tools will be presented.

1:30 - 2:15 Pain Management
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Dr. Pairis-Garcia, Iowa State University
Dr. Anna Johnson Butters, Iowa State University
This session will define pain and how it can be measured in pigs, including the legal parameters for using pharmaceuticals and provide research on the effectiveness of products that reduce or eliminate pain associated with tail docking and castration.

2:30 - 3:30 Safe Pig Handling
Sponsored by: Pork Checkoff

Bill Winkelman, National Pork Board
The Pork Checkoff's new Safe Pig Handling Tool was designed to reinforce fundamental safety concepts while depicting real-life, specific situations encountered in daily pork production. This resource was designed to be used for one-on-one meetings, small groups and self-study training sessions.