Badger Swine Symposium

Friday, November 9, 2018
Arlington Ag Research Station Public Events Center
N695 Hopkins Rd, Arlington, WI 53911

Schedule of Events:

9:30 a.m. Registration/Check In

10:00 a.m.  Welcome & Introductions

10:15 a.m. Swine Health Rule Update

10:45 a.m. Heat Stress and Boar Infertility

11:30 a.m. CRISPR Gene Edited Pigs: Applications and Explanations for Swine

12:00 p.m. Lunch

  • Meat Science & Animal Biologics Discovery Program: Opportunities on the Horizon

12:40 p.m. 

  • Roles of Dietary Ca in Milk Fever and Uterine Prolapses in Sows
  • Using “Big Data” Analysis for Establishing Management Decisions
  • Pig Production Data Analytics
  • Computer Vision in Swine Production

2:30 p.m. Feed Manufacturing Quality Control & Biosecurity

3:00 p.m. Optional Feed Mill Tour & current Issues in the Swine Industry Panel

The Badger Swine Symposium is free to attend thanks to sponsorship from the animal sciences departments at UW-Madison, Platteville, and River Falls, UW-Extension Swine Team, Wisconsin Pork Association, and the Pork Checkoff.


Badger Swine Symposium Registration

Please register by November 2, 2018 using the form below or by calling the WPA office at 1-800-822-7675.