November 7, 2018

The Pork Place
Missouri State Fairgrounds
Sedalia, MO



 Register below.


The 2018 Swine Institute is designed to inform Missouri industry leaders of the latest research and analysis impacting swine production.

This program has been submitted for Continuing Education Credits through the Missouri Veterinary Medical Board.


Registration, materials and lunch provided by our generous sponsors.




9:45 – Registration

10:20 – Welcome & Opening Comments

10:25 – African Swine Fever – Perspective and Focus on Foreign Animal Disease
Pipestone Veterinary Services

11:05 – National Pork Producers Council Perspectives
Neil Dierks, National Pork Producers Council

11:50 – Presenting Sponsor
FCS Financial

12:00 – Lunch (prepared by Bob and Patty Wheeler at the Pork Place)

12:45 – Growth in the Pork Industry and Looking Forward
Matt Turner, DVM, JBS

1:30 – National Pork Board Perspectives
Rob Christine, National Pork Board

2:15 – Break

2:30 – Secure Pork Plan: What Is It, and How We Get It Fully Implemented in Missouri
Maryn Ptaschinski, DVM, Institute for Infectious Animal Disease

3:00 – Manure Solids Separation Efficiency Study
Dr. Teng Lim, University of Missouri
Dr. Ray Massey, University of Missouri

3:30 – Trade Uncertainties and Effects on the Outlook for U.S. Pork Markets
Dr. Scott Brown, University of Missouri

5:15 – Closing Remarks and Adjourn



For more information, contact Ben Luebbering at the Missouri Pork Association at 573-445-8375, or



2018 Missouri Swine Institute

Register for the 2018 Missouri Swine Institute.
    This program has been approved for 4 house of Continuing Education Credits from the Missouri Veterinary Medical Board. Please check this box if you will need documentation of attendance for Credits.