PorkBridge's third year has strong finish
The third year of this distance education programme
for those associated with grow-finish operations drew participants from 13
states and two Canadian provinces.
Decidedly low-tech because it requires no online
connection, PorkBridge provides expert presentations on CD to subscribers who
call a specific phone number at the designated time every other month. That
program's expert speaker presents the information to all on the 90-minute phone
call as they follow along on their own computers.
The call is free to US and Canada
subscribers. Participants can ask questions of the presenter during the session
and after the session through a specific e-mail list. Past participants have
found the program to be a highly beneficial use of their time, especially
because no travel or time away from the farm is required.
session of this year's schedule is this month, with registrations for next year
available soon. The 2008-09 programme begins in December. Who should consider
enrolling? Independent and contract growers, owners, operators, managers,
employees, and technical service providers already are part of the satisfied
• Iowa State University
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