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Variety of learning opportunities for farmers at 2018 Iowa Pork Congress

Variety of learning opportunities for farmers at 2018 Iowa Pork Congress
Monday, January 22

Taste of Elegance Reception (Invitation Only)

6:30 p.m.

Meeting room level

Tuesday, January 23

Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) Annual Meeting

10 a.m.

Rooms 307-310

IPPA Annual Meeting Luncheon

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Rooms 317-319

Iowa Pork Congress Kickoff Reception & Auction

5 p.m.

Rooms 316-320

Wednesday, January 24
Iowa Regulations & Nuisance Case Update

Eldon McAfee – Brick Gentry Law Firm

9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Rooms 105 & 106

Eldon McAfee is back to lead off the Iowa Pork Congress seminar slate. He will discuss practical aspects of compliance with Iowa DNR regulations as well as other environmental compliance and protection. McAfee will discuss current Iowa environmental regulations, specifically the DNR livestock rule changes that went into effect on Dec. 14, 2016, and provide an update of current nuisance cases across Iowa.

Pork Quality Assurance Plus certification

Mark Storlie – Iowa State University

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Room 103

The Iowa Pork Producers Association and Iowa State University Extension are teaming up to offer PQA Plus certification at no charge. For more information, contact Drew Mogler, IPPA producer education director, at 800-372-7675 or dmogler@iowapork.org. The purpose of this program is to encourage producers to be proactive in providing the best possible care for their animals and show commitment to the ethical principles of pork production as outlined in the We Care responsible pork initiative.

Utilizing Livestock Manure in a Cover Crop Program

Dr. Dan Andersen – Iowa State University

Dr. Matt Helmers – Iowa State University

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m....




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