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South Western Ontario Pork Conference (SWOPC)

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South Western Ontario Pork Conference (SWOPC)

Time: February 22, 2023 from 12:30am to 8:30pm
Location: University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus
City/Town: Guelph, Ontario
Website or Map: https://bdc.ridgetownc.com/us…
Event Type: conference
Organized By: University of Guelph
Latest Activity: Feb 14

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Event Description

The 59th Annual South Western Ontario Pork Conference will return to their In-Person conference on Wednesday February 22, 2023. 

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Curtis Mikel, teacher, and researcher at the Ridgetown Campus, is offering tours of the campus swine barn from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. The barn is now in its fourth year of production.

This year’s speaker program is sure to be of interest to all who attend. We have two producers speaking about their operations, Ryan Martin, and Ronald Van de Bruinhorst.
We are excited to have Chantal Farmer, research scientist in swine lactation biology from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Quebec. The Local Health Update will be presented by Dr. Ryan Tenbergen from Demeter Veterinary Services PC. After dinner, we are pleased to have Dr. John Patience, professor emeritus and global leader in swine nutrition education and research


12:30 - 2:00 p.m. - Campus Swine Barn Tour

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Registration, Trade Show & Refreshments in RDC Gymnasium 

4:00 - 4:10 p.m. - Conference Welcome: RDC Gymnasium

4:10 - 4:55 p.m. - Ryan Martin, Producer Profile, Chatsworth, ON

4:55 - 5:50 p.m. - Chantal Farmer, Research scientist from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Quebec

5:50 - 6:10 p.m. - Ryan Tenbergen, Demeter Veterinary Services PC, Local Health Update

6:20 - 7:20 p.m. - Delicious Pork Loin Dinner

7:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Dr. John Patience, Professor Emeritus Iowa State University and global leader in swine nutrition education and research

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