2018 SDSU Swine Day

Categorized: Livestock, Pork

: Nov 6th

South Dakota State University will host the 2018 Swine Day on November 6 at 9 AM CDT at McCrory Gardens (631 22nd Avenue, Brookings, SD 57007).

South Dakota State University Swine Day on November 6 will celebrate the second anniversary of the grand opening of the new SDSU Swine Education and Research Facility and Wean-to-Finish Research Barn in Brookings, SD.

Officially dedicated in October of 2016, Department of Animal Science researchers continue to utilize the $7.4 million facility to investigate issues relevant to the swine industry.


8:45 am Registration begins at McCrory Gardens
9:00 am Poster session with graduate students
10:00 am Welcome – Dr. Joe Cassady, Head of Animal Science
10:15 am Keynote speaker – Steve Rommereim, National Pork Board President “A year in the life of a pig farmer”
11:30 am Pig Farmer of Tomorrow – Adam Krause “Being a spokesperson for your industry”
Noon Lunch (Sponsored by the South Dakota Pork Producers Council)
1:00 pm Fulbright Scholar – Dr. Bob Thaler, Professor & SDSU Extension Swine Specialist “Vietnam – a new land of opportunity”
1:30 pm SDSU Swine Faculty Research Program Highlights
2:30 pm Open discussion
3:00 pm SDSU Swine Education Advisory Council

SDSU Swine Day will be held at McCrory Gardens. Contact Ryan Samuel, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Swine Specialist for more information.