K-State Swine Day with noted speaker present

05-11-2008 | |

Kansas State University’s 2008 Swine Day will be held Nov. 20 at the K-State Alumni Centre in Manhattan. The day will feature presentations by noted agricultural economist Ron Plain, plus K-State research updates, a technology trade show and an open house and tailgate party at the university’s new swine finishing facility.

An all-day Technology Trade Show will begin at 8 a.m., and the formal program is scheduled to begin at 9:45 a.m.

After welcome remarks, keynote speaker Ron Plain, of the University of Missouri, will give presentations on “Feed versus Fuel – What Will Be the New Trends for Corn and Soybean Meal Pricing?” and “What Can We Expect for Pork Prices for 2009 and Beyond?”.

K-State Research and Extension swine researchers and specialists will give presentations on current research aimed at helping improve net returns of swine businesses.

More information, including registration, is available online. Click on “Research and Extension” and again on “Swine Day”.

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