Swine Profitability Conference

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2023 Swine Profitability Conference

February 7 • Stanley Stout Center, Manhattan, KS

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2022 Swine Profitability Conference

February 8 • Stanley Stout Center, Manhattan, KS

Video Playlist

Videos from the event are posted below.

U.S. & Global Meat/Pork Outlook
Joe Kerns CEO/Founder of Partners for Production Agriculture
Ames, IA

Schwartz Farms Inc.: Our Family Business and Entering the Kansas Pork Industry
Tim Schwartz and Dr. Annie Lerner
Sleepy Eye, MN

Growth and Success in the Swine Industry
Dr. Daryl Olsen
Audubon-Manning Veterinary Clinic
Audubon, IA

K-State Student Success with Swine Industry Careers
Dr. Cassie Jones and Dr. Jason Woodworth
Kansas State University

Dunn Swine LLC: Our Story and Continuing a Swine Farm Legacy
Leon Dunn & Scott Pfortmiller
St. John, KS

2020 Swine Profitability Conference

The 2020 KSU Swine Profitability Conference was hosted February 4 at the Stanley Stout Center. The event was attended by more than 150 swine producers, allied industry representatives, faculty, and students. Speakers highlighted the current status of the US and global swine industry, developing your own swine business, and impacts of biosecurity on swine businesses. Videos from the event are posted below.

 

2019 Swine Profitability Conference

The 2019 KSU Swine Profitability Conference was hosted February 4 at the Stanley Stout Center. The event was attended by more than 165 swine producers, allied industry representatives, faculty and students. Presentations highlighted the current status of the US swine industry and growth opportunities in Kansas. Videos from the event are posted below.

 

 

2018 Swine Profitability Conference

The 2018 K-State Swine Profitability Conference was attended by more than 180 swine producers, allied industry representatives, faculty and students on Tuesday, February 6. The 29th annual conference featured several cutting-edge speakers including Ben Woolley, Sunterra Farms, who addressed opportunities and pitfalls of producing antibiotic-free pork; Dr. Doug MacDougald, Southwest Vets, who discussed managing pig health with minimal antibiotic use in commercial pig production; Dr. Gary Louis, Seaboard Foods, shared future trends impacting the swine industry; and Terry Nelson, Husky Hogs, shared his story of rebuilding after a catastrophe. Dr. Lisa Tokach, Abilene Animal Health, wrapped up the event sharing 25 life lessons she learned while practicing with Dr. Steve Henry, who recently retired after more than 40 years in swine practice. Thanks to the Kansas Pork Association for co-sponsoring the event and to all the sponsors that helped make the event successful. Videos from the event are posted below.

 

 

2017 Swine Profitability Conference Video

Featured Speakers Included:

Our Barn Door is Open — How Telling our Farm Story is Rebuilding Trust
Brad Greenway, Mitchell, SD

The Changing Landscape of the U.S. Swine Industry: What we are doing to keep our Producers Competitive
Barry Kerkaert, Pipestone Veterinary Services, Pipestone, MN

11:15 a.m. The Power of the Past, Leading People on the Farm and Surviving an Unknown Future
Nathan Smith, KS Smith Farms, Plains, KS

Pork Market Strategy Update
Kent Bang, AgStar Financial Services, Omaha, NE

Will the Real Pig Farmer Please Stand Up? We Want to Know You.
Chef Alli, ChefAllis.com

 

 

 

 

2016 Swine Profitability Conference Video

2013 Swine Profitability Conference Proceedings (pdf)

2012 Swine Profitability Conference

2011 Swine Profitability Conference

2010 Swine Profitability Conference

2010 Swine Profitability Conference Video

2009 Swine Profitability Conference

2009 Swine Profitability Conference Video

2008 Swine Profitability Conference

Contact

Lois Schreiner
Event Coordinator
218 Weber Hall
Manhattan KS 66506
Phone : 785-532-1267
Fax : 785-532-7059
lschrein@ksu.edu