Keynote sessions include:
â€¢ The Ongoing Challenge of Flu
– Veterinarian Marie Gramer of the University of Minnesota will discuss research on the transmission of swine influenza viruses among pigs, poultry and people.
â€¢ Pork’s Carbon Footprint: Hot Air, Hot Opportunity or Both?
– Garth Boyd, senior vice president of agriculture for Camco Global, will talk about carbon credit aggregation.
â€¢ The Art & Science of PRRS
– Mike Murtaugh, professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Minnesota, and Paul Yeske, veterinarian with Swine Vet Center, will present on porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome.
â€¢ It’s a New Day
– Mark Greenwood, vice president of commercial lending for AgStar Financial Services, and Brett Stuart, co-founder of Global AgriTrends, will discuss lending relationships and international opportunities in the swine industry. SwineCast.com
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