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Nov 05

2019 SDSU Swine Day

Tuesday, November 5

SDSU Extension will host the 2019 Swine Day on Nov. 5 at 9 AM CDT at McCrory Gardens (631 22nd Ave., Brookings, SD 57006).

Producers and allied industry representatives are invited to attend to hear important information about the risk of African Swine Fever and other foreign animal diseases through feed as well as the latest updates from SDSU swine nutrition and reproduction researchers. 


  • 9:00 AM CDT - Graduate student poster session and continental breakfast
  • 10:00 AM - Animal Science Department update – Dr. Joe Cassady, Head of Animal Science
  • 10:15 AM - Keynote speaker – Dr. Megan Niederwerder, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine - Risk of African swine fever and other foreign animal diseases through feed
  • 11:30 AM - Research and Diagnostic Updates from the Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences Department/SD Animal Disease Research & Diagnostic Laboratory – Dr. Jane Christopher-Hennings, Head of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • 11:45 AM - Update on the Above Ground Burial Research Project – Drs. Bob Thaler, Professor & SDSU Extension Swine Specialist and John McMaine, SDSU Extension Water Management Engineer
  • Noon - Lunch (Sponsored by the South Dakota Pork Producers Council)
  • 1:00 PM CDT - Swine Faculty Research Program Highlights (Part 1)
  • 1:30 PM - Operation Main Street – Katelyn Zeamer, Graduate Research Assistant and Dr. Bob Thaler, Professor & SDSU Extension Swine Specialist
  • 1:45 PM - Swine Faculty Research Program Highlights (Part 2)
  • 3:00 PM - SDSU Swine Education Advisory Council 


Register below by November 4, 2019. Lunch will be served, please choose which option you would prefer when registering. For more information contact Ryan Samuel, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Swine Specialist at 605.688.5165 or by email.