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Jul 06

South Dakota Swine Summit

Thursday, July 6

Young pigs in a wean-to-finish facility.
Courtesy: Canva

Join SDSU Extension and the South Dakota Pork Producers Council to learn more about the pork industry at the South Dakota Swine Summit at the SDSU campus in Brookings on July 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CDT.

The South Dakota Swine Summit is open to youth ages 12 to 21 to learn more about commercial hog production and husbandry. The program will include will include information on biosecurity and health, nutrition, basic pig care, showmanship, and meat products, as well as tours of SDSU's swine facilities and a lunch with producers. Participants are required to be away from pigs for 48 hours before the swine facility tours and to wear clean clothes and footwear to the event.

For more information, contact Christina Bakker, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Meat Science Specialist,  Ryan Samuel, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Swine Specialist,  or visit the South Dakota Pork Producers Council website.

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