African Swine Fever has decimated pork production in Southeast Asia. ASF’s impact has far reaching effects on Colorado’s protein industry. At the August 7th meeting hosted by the Colorado Livestock Association, experts will share a global outlook on the market impact, Colorado’s emergency response plan, secure pork plans/biosecurity protocols, vaccine development, & steps the U.S. has taken to keep ASF out.
“African Swine Fever: Impact on Colorado Protein Producers”
August 7th, 2019 from 1:15pm-4:00pm
DoubleTree Hotel, Big Thompson A
919 7th Street, Greeley, CO 80634
1:15 – Introduction – Dwain Weinrich, President-Elect, Colorado Livestock Association
1:20 – Marlin Hoogland, DVM, Midwest Division Veterinarian, Smithfield Hog Production
2:00 – Maggie Baldwin, DVM, Epidemiology Traceability Veterinarian, Colorado State Veterinarian’s Office
2:40 – Dan Kovich, DVM, Director of Science & Technology, National Pork Producers Council
3:20 – Travis Arp, PhD, Senior Director of Export Services/Access, U. S. Meat Export Federation
4:00 – Wrap-up – Dwain Weinrich, President-Elect, Colorado Livestock Association
Register by August 5th at http://bit.ly/ASFMeeting or call (970)378-0500.