Kansas State's Swine Day set for Nov. 15
Kansas State University's Department of Animal Sciences and Industry will host Swine Day 2012 on Nov. 15 at the K-State Alumni Center in Manhattan. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has been invited to speak about job creation in animal agriculture.
The day will feature a technology trade show, which begins at 8 a.m., as well as presentations focused on current research relevant to pork production. Presentations begin at 9:45 a.m. and include:
--Current K-State Swine Research to Help Improve Net Return of a Swine Business;
--The Role of Host Genetics for Improved Resistance to PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome);
--My Vision for Job Creation in Animal Agriculture--Gov. Sam Brownback (invited); and
--Current K-State Swine Research to Help Improve Net Return of a Swine Business (continued).
The cost to attend is $25 per person if paid by Nov. 9 and $35 after that date and at the door. Registration includes a copy of the day's proceedings, lunch, and a closing reception featuring K-State ice cream from Call Hall.
More information is available at www.KSUswine.org or by calling 785-532-1267.