South Dakota State University Swine Day Today
South Dakota Ag Connection - 11/05/2019
To celebrate the third anniversary of the swine facilities at South Dakota State University, SDSU Swine Day will be held at the McCrory Gardens Visitor Center on Nov. 5 starting at 9 a.m. CST. The event was announced Monday.
Dr. Megan Niederwerder from the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine will serve as the keynote speaker and present her talked entitled "Risk of African Swine Fever and Other Foreign Animal Diseases Through Feed." Lunch will be served
after some updates and information from the South Dakota Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL) from Dr. Jane Christopher-Hennings. In the afternoon, Dr. Bob Thaler will speak about the National Pork Board program, Operation
Main Street, that allows student volunteers to tell the pork industry's story of innovation, quality and stewardship from SDSU. Faculty will highlight completed and ongoing research occurring at SDSU's swine facilities.
All are welcome to attend, free of cost. Registration was available through Monday at the SDSU Extension Events page.