2016 Badger Swine Symposium

The University of Wisconsin-Extension Swine Team and Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) invite pork producers and industry to attend the 2016 Badger Swine Symposium. This year’s event will be held on Friday, November 4 at the UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm – Ag Technology Center, at 29200 University Farm Road, Platteville. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the program will start at 10 a.m. Lunch will be provided. This year’s symposium includes the following topics and speakers:

Common Swine Audit/PQA Site Assessments: How do they work together? Dave Pyburn, DVM, VP of Science and Technology, National Pork Board

What’s Up with the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD)? Dave Pyburn, DVM, VP of Science and Technology, NPB

Navigating Attributes of Niche Pork Production Dr. Jim Magolski, Coleman Natural Pork

National Pork Board and WPA Updates Dave Pyburn, DVM, VP of Science and Technology, NPB, and Tammy Vaassen, Executive Vice President, WPA

Rethinking Small Grains: Maintaining Pig Health and Performance while Reducing Antibiotic Use Dr. Pete Lammers, UW-Platteville

Evaluating a Probiotic in Weaned Pig Diets UW-Platteville Animal Science Students

Is Your Trailer Ready for Pigs? Kory Stalsberg, Grant County UW-Extension Dairy/Livestock Educator

Where Do I Find a Veterinarian for my Swine Enterprise? Lyssa Seefeldt, UW-Extension Swine Team

The Badger Swine Symposium is free to attend with sponsorship from the animal sciences departments at UW-Madison, Platteville, and River Falls; UW-Extension Swine Team; Wisconsin Pork Association, and the Pork Checkoff. If you plan to attend the event, please RSVP by October 28 to Wisconsin Pork Association by calling 1-800-822-7675. Online registration is also available at http://www.wppa.org/badgerswine/.