FEBRUARY 6
8:00 – 9:30 am Registration
9:20 – 9:30 am Opening Remarks
MAJOR SPEAKERS
9:30 – 10:00 am AMU and Public Trust: Reframing the Conversation on the Use of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture
Dr. Leah Dorman
Phibro Animal Health
10:00 – 10:45 am Technologies to Measure Sow Condition
Dr. Mark Knauer
North Carolina State University
10:45 – 11:15 am Once Upon a Time: Our Story Through the Eyes of an Advocate
Myrna Grahn
Farm and Food Discovery Centre University of Manitoba
11:15 – Noon First 24 hours of Pig Care
Dennis Stevenson
Zoetis
Noon – 1:00 pm LUNCH
BREAKOUT SESSION A
Sow Management
BREAKOUT SESSION B
Building a Barn
1:00 – 1:30 pm Post-Cervical Insemination
James Hofer
Starlite Colony
Pig Barn Economics
Eric Olson
MNP
1:30 – 2:15 pm Strategic Needs for Vitamin E in Swine Production
Dr. Robert Stuart
Stuart Products, Inc.
Financing a Hog Barn: What Your Lender Wants You to Know
Barry Watson
Farm Credit Canada
2:15 – 3:00 pm Sow Mortality
Dr. Clayton Johnson
Carthage Veterinary Service
Building a Barn in Manitoba: A Producer’s Experience
Jeroen van Boekel
Greyland Pork
3:00 – 3:15 pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
3:15 – 4:00 pm Employee Trust in the Workplace
Dr. David Redekopp
Life-Role Development Group
4:00 – 4:30 pm African Swine Fever: Current Status and Biosecurity Strategies for Producers
Dr. Egan Brockhoff
Prairie Swine Health Services
4:30 – 6:30 pm Manitoba Swine Seminar’s Industry Hospitality Reception
FEBRUARY 7
8:00 – 9:30 am Registration
9:10 – 9:15 am Opening Remarks
9:15 – 9:30 am The Honorable Ralph Eichler, Minister
Manitoba Agriculture
MAJOR SPEAKERS
9:30 – 10:15 am Raising the Bar: Swine Production and Welfare in 2030
Dr. Yolande Seddon
Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatchewan
10:15 – 10:45 am Genetics 2030: What the Future Holds
Dr. Richard Leach
Fast Genetics
10:45 – 11:15 am Technology & Hog Farming: The Smart Barn in 2030
Dr. Tom Stein
Maximus Systems
11:15 – Noon Canada’s Export Pork Trade Update
Rick Bergmann
Canadian Pork Council
Noon – 1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 – 1:15 pm Award Presentation to Dr. Laurie Connor
Department of Animal Science
University of Manitoba
1:15 – 1:45 pm Manitoba Swine Industry Update
Andrew Dickson
Manitoba Pork
1:45 – 2:30 pm Water in Your Barn: The Right Amount, the Right Quality, the Right Delivery
Dr. John Patience
Iowa State University
2:30 – 2:45 pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
2:45 – 3:15 pm Phosphorus Capture From Manure: Research From the MLMMI and a Practitioner’s Response
Scott Dick
Agra-Gold Consulting Ltd
3:15 – 3:45 pm Benchmarking and Profit Drivers
Greg Bilbrey
PIC
3:45 – 4:15 pm The Veterinary-Client-Patient Relationship, New AMU Regulations and Your Farm
Dr. Blaine Tully
Swine Health Professionals