Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s Badger Swine Symposium! Join us again next year at UW-Platteville, date TBD.

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.

Online Registration is now closed. If you would like to register, please call the WPA office at 608-723-7551.