November 9, 2022

The Pork Place
Missouri State Fairgrounds
Sedalia, MO



The 2022 Swine Institute is designed to inform Missouri industry leaders of the latest research and analysis impacting swine production. The program has been approved for 2.5 Continuing Education Credits.


Register online here.


Program Agenda:


8:00 am Registration
8:25 am Welcome and Introductions
Day Moderated by Rob Kallenbach, PhD – University of Missouri
8:30 am Navigating Today’s Tight Labor Market
Ryan Milhollin – Ag Economist, University of Missouri Extension
Joe Horner – Ag Economist, University of Missouri Extension
9:15 am NPPC Issues and Answers: Updates on Proposition 12
Cody McKinley – National Pork Producers Council
9:45 am Energy Saving Strategies: Maintenance to Solar
Joe Zulovich, PhD – University of Missouri
10:15 am Climate Variability, Climate Change in Missouri, and Early Weather Outlook for Winter 2022-2023
Anthony Lupo, PhD – University of Missouri
10:45 am Break
11:05 NPB Issues and Answers
Bill Even – National Pork Board
11:50 am Presenting Sponsor
FCS Financial
12:00 noon Lunch
12:45 pm Advancing Industry Opportunities through Niche Markets
Bryon Wiegand, PhD – University of Missouri
1:15 pm Operation Main Street
Al Eidson – Eidson and Partners
1:45 pm Lessons Learned from Missouri Emergency Mortality Management Workshops
Teng Lim, PhD – University of Missouri
William (Bill) Pittenger – Agri-Security Specialist, Missouri Department of Agriculture
1:55 pm Experience of Animal Mortality Management in Manitoba
Van Doan – P. Eng., Manitoba Agriculture
Clay Sawka – Manitoba Agriculture
Gary Bergen – P. Eng., Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute
2:25 pm Break
2:45 pm The Fundamentals of Sow Care
Chris Rademacher, PhD – Iowa State University
3:15 pm The Economic Outlook for 2023 Pork Markets
Scott Brown, PhD – University of Missouri
4:00 pm Adjourn



Registration, materials and lunch provided by our generous sponsors.
Premier Sponsor
Silver Sponsors
Bronze Sponsor
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For more information, contact Trinity Crouch at the Missouri Pork Association at 573-445-8375, or