Montana State University Extension and the Montana Pork Producers Council will host a conference for small pork producers on Saturday, April 29, at Montana ExpoPark’s Family Living Center in Great Falls.
The conference, which will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., is an opportunity for pork producers, 4-H members, FFA members and others to learn about swine genetics, pork production, herd health and pork recipes. Local chefs will prepare pork dishes for attendees after a morning of learning and education.
Featured speakers include Randy Shipley, owner of Shipley Swine Genetics and Shipley Genetics Boar Studs in Ohio; and veterinarian Anna Forseth, director of animal health with the National Pork Producers Council.
Registration, which includes lunch, is $40 per attendee and requested by April 19. To register and for more information, call MSU Extension in Cascade County at 406-454-6980 or email Rose Malisani, MSU Extension agriculture agent in Cascade County, at email@example.com.