As an education specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Matie George will be responsible for creating educational content from a variety of programming and research efforts for producers.
An upcoming webinar will help answer questions about problems affecting pork producers during COVID-19.
The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Transport Quality Assurance program March 20.
Pork producers can learn about building ventilation through a series of “Managing Your Unseen Employee: The Ventilation System” workshops offered by Iowa Pork Industry Center, Iowa Pork Producers Association and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
This year’s Iowa Pork Regional Conference series offers presentations on vaccine and antibiotic changes, factors affecting swine markets, and updates on state and national environmental issues. The conferences are Feb. 19-22 at Nashua, Carroll, Le Mars and Washington.
The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will hold a training for pork producers and others who need Pork Quality Assurance Plus certification on Feb. 16 at the Cedar County Extension Office.
Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University continues to work with industry professionals in offering Pork Quality Assurance Plus 3.0 advisor certification opportunities, including a newly scheduled session for Tuesday, Feb. 13.
PorkBridge, a distance education series for those who work with grow-finish operations, begins Feb. 1.
The distance education program, SowBridge, begins its tenth year in February. This low-tech educational opportunity combines electronic materials with live presentations via teleconference, and focuses on topics most relevant to those working with sows, boars, piglets, and genetic and reproductive issues.
Amanda Chipman believes her academic and industry experiences have prepared her well for the position of swine extension program specialist with the Iowa Pork Industry Center.