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University of Illinois Extension

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Welcome

Welcome to the 2011 Swine Webinar Series website.

The University of Illinois with the Illinois Pork Producers Association are pleased to offer this distance education opportunity. The series is designed to provide a forum for relaying information on a broad array of topics. The program features experts within specific topic areas involved in swine production. We offer this new program and hope that you will find this program useful and in a format that is practical.

The Program

EventDateTitleSpeaker
1 Monday Feb 28, 2011 Reproduction: Gilt Induction of Puberty Dr. Knox
2 Monday Mar 28, 2011 Reproduction: Semen Collection for Fertility Dr. Clark
3 Monday Apr 25, 2011 Industry: Antibiotic Policies What's Coming Dr. Pettigrew
4 Monday May 23, 2011 Industry: Foreign Disease Watch Dr. Firkins
5 Monday Jun 27, 2011 Facilities: Ventilation Management Dr. Funk
6 Monday Jul 25, 2011 Grow-Finish: Optimizing Management and Marketing of Finishing Pigs Dr. Ellis
7 Monday Aug 22, 2011 Grow-Finish: Managing Weaning Pigs Dr. Stein
8 Monday Sep 26, 2011 Facilities: Managing Photoperiod in the Environment of Pigs Dr. Salak-Johnson
9 Monday Oct 24, 2011 Management: Composting Mortalities Dr. Funk
10 Monday Nov 28, 2011 Industry: Animal Housing Issues Panel
11 Monday Dec 19, 2011 Industry Issues Involving 30 Pigs/Sow/Year Panel
12 Monday Jan 23, 2012 Reproduction: Methods to Optimize Estrus Detection Dr. Knox

The Speakers

Dr. Sherrie Clark, Assistant Professor, Veterinary Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois. Swine health and reproduction.

Dr. Mike Ellis, Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois. Production systems and swine genetics.

Dr. Larry Firkins, Assistant Dean for Public Engagement, Veterinary Medicine Administration; Associate Professor, Pathobiology; and Swine Extension Veterinarian. Swine health and human resources.

Randy Fonner, Ed.M., Extension Specialist, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois. Manure management and certification.

Dr. Ted Funk, Extension Specialist and Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois.

Dr. Rob Knox, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois and Extension Swine Specialist. Swine reproduction.

Dr. Jim Pettigrew, Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois and Extension Swine Specialist. Monogastric nutrition.

Dr. Janeen Salak-Johnson, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois. Animal well-being and immunophysiology.

Dr. Hans Stein, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois and Extension Swine Specialist. Monogastric nutrition.

Sponsors

University of Illinois Extension

Illinois Pork Producers

Pork Checkoff

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