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.
The 2018 Iowa State University Animal Industry Report is now available online. The annual report, now in its 15th year, features a variety of animal industry-related research done at Iowa State that is supported by the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station.
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.
PorkBridge, a distance education series for those who work with grow-finish operations, begins Feb. 1.
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.
The sixth annual Iowa Swine Day will address current issues and opportunities facing pork producers. The June 29 event will take place on the Iowa State University campus in Ames.