Checkoff Summer Webinars

To get the latest information and insight about today’s sow-housing options, register for the 2013 Pork Checkoff Sow Housing Webinar series at pork.org/sowhousing. Webinars start at 1 p.m. (CT), the free, 45-minute webinars will feature top experts discussing:

  • Sow Lameness: Detection, Treatment & Prevention Locke Karriker, Iowa State University July 30
  • Gestation Stall Design John McGlone, Texas Tech University Aug 1

After each presentation, participants will have the opportunity to ask the experts questions. Archived sessions and related fact sheets will be posted on pork.org/sowhousing for subsequent viewing. For more information on the webinars, contact Sherrie Niekamp, SNiekamp@pork.org, (515) 223-3533.

For the latest updates on animal science research, register for these Animal Science Research Webinars at pork.org/animalscience. Webinars start at 1 p.m. (CT), the free, 45-minute webinars will feature expert information, question-and-answer sessions, and the website will be posted with archived sessions and fact sheets.

  • Interaction of DDGs and Housing Type on Sow Productivity Lee Johnson Aug 6
  • Use of Soybean Hulls in Growing and Finishing Swine Diets Joel DeRouchey Aug 13
  • Use of Drought Stressed Corn in Swine Diets John Patience Aug 20
  • Pelleting and Complete Diet Grinding for High Byproduct Diets Mike Tokach Aug 27