Pork producers have two opportunities to attend the 2016 Pork Profit Seminar, hosted by the Missouri Pork Association. The seminars will held Dec. 9 at the FCS Financial Office in Nevada and Dec. 12 at Central Missouri Meat and Sausage in Fulton. Topics include:

The Ins and Outs of Batch Farrowing

Dr. Tim Safranski – Associate Professor/State Swine Breeding Specialist, University of Missouri

Fine-Tuning Your Disease Management

Corrine Bromfield, DVM – Assistant Extension Professor of Swine Production Medicine, University of Missouri

Producer Perspectives

Nevada – Francis Forst, Lamar

Fulton – David Fisher, Middletown

Market Outlook

Dr. Scott Brown – Assistant Research Professor, Agricultural & Applied Economics, University of Missouri

Pork Industry Issues Update

Cody McKinley – director, State and National Relations, National Pork Producers Council

Pork Checkoff Update

Rob Christine – manager, Producer & Industry Relations, National Pork Board

The seminar is free to pre-registered attendees, and includes a meal and handouts. Walk-ins will be charged $10 at the door. For more information or to register, visit www.mopork.com or contact the MPA office at (573) 445-8375.

The Missouri Pork Association represents the state’s pork producers in the areas of promotion, research, education and legislation. For more information about this or any other programs of the Missouri Pork Association, go to www.mopork.com, or call (573) 445-8375.