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Iowa Pork Congress seminars and events

By Staff | Jan 18, 2013

Jim McKean

These seminars were selected by Iowa Pork Producers Association leadership and are funded by the Pork Checkoff.

JAN. 23

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Iowa Pork Congress Trade Show presented by IPPA.

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.: Iowa Pork Queen and Premier Youth Ambassador apeeches presented by IPPA youth committee.

9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.: Iowa regulations and nuisance case update, by Eldon McAfee.

Steve Hoff

10 a.m. to noon: Pork Quality Assurance Plus training, by Dr. Matt Swantek, Iowa State University Extension swine specialist.

10:30 a.m. to noon: Talking animal health seminar, by Dr. Cameron Schmitt and Dr. Jim McKean.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Winter pork picnic, presented by IPPA.

12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.: Evaluating sow housing decisions seminar, with discussion panel.

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Transport Quality Assurance training, by Terry Steinhart, ISU swine specialist.

Laurie Johns

1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Iowa Pork Queen and Premier Youth Ambassador media interviews, presented by IPPA youth committee.

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Keynote speaker, Dr. David Knoll, on transition management in the wild world of global economics.

3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Show me the money, and economic outlook seminar by Dr. Steve Meyer.

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Iowa Pork Congress Producer recognition reception, sponsored by Alltech.

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.: Iowa Pork Congress banquet, presented by IPPA.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.: Iowa Pork Congress dessert reception, sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health.

JAN. 24

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Iowa Pork Congress youth judging contest, sponsored by Cargill, Eldon C Stutsman, Inc., Automated Waste Systems LLC., Marting Manufacturing Inc., Producers Livestock, Swine Genetics International and Pork Checkoff.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Iowa Pork Congress Trade Show presented by IPPA.

9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.: Progress on Pit Foam seminar, by Dr. Charles Clanton and Dr. Steve Hoff.

10 a.m. to noon: Confinement site manure applicator training, by Jeff Prier and Angela Rieck.

10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Lauren Christian Endowed lecture on swine reproduction, by Dr. Billy Flowers and Dr. Jason Ross.

Noon to 1 p.m.: Building media and community relations seminar, by Laurie Johns.

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.: D.C. pork policy update, by Dallas Hockman.

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Feed management and records for niche markets seminar, by Dr. Matt Swantek and David Stender.

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