January 16, 2015

16/01/2015: AFIA Pork Program Plays Up Pig Presence at IPPE

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) will host a half-day Pork Tech Theater seminar at the International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, on January 28. 
The seminar will highlight challenges in the pork industry such as porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, and discuss recent advancements and issues affecting worldwide pork production. 


“Two of the topics that have been receiving much attention and will be discussed by speakers at the Pork Tech Theater seminar are automatic feeding  within group housing and what the future looks like regarding the use of antibiotics in pigs for human consumption,” said Leah Wilkinson, AFIA director of ingredients, pet food and state affairs. 

Dr. Casey Bradley with AB Vista will moderate the session, introducing Dr Christin Surie, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation; Dr Paul Sundberg, National Pork Board; Will Sawyer, Rabobank; Leah Wilkinson, AFIA; and more 

The swine program will be held in the A-Hall Tech XChange, Booth A2847. For more information, click here.

The 2015 IPPE, the world's largest annual poultry, feed and meat industry trade show, will be held from January 27 – 29, 2015, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

To register to attend IPPE, visit www.ippexpo.org.


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