Kansas State University’s Department of Animal Sciences and Industry will host Swine Day 2012 on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the K-State Alumni Center in Manhattan. Kansas Governor 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).
* 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, including printable registration forms and online registration options, is available or by calling 785-532-1267.