Included on the 2018 Pork Forum agenda will be opportunities for pork producers to become certified in the pork industry’s Pork Quality Assurance Plus program, as well as learn more about other pork industry programs.
Here’s an update on the PQA program from the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University.
The proposed New Swine Slaughter Inspection System has been used as a pilot project in five pork plants for 15 years, and it has proven to be a strong inspection model.
Business seminars for swine producers, a large trade show and training sessions will be offered.
Sow claw trimming shows benefits for improved pig performance.
Pork producers and veterinarians are reminded to report and test animals with signs of disease.