K-State Research and Extension News
October 04, 2012
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Kansas State’s Swine Day Set for Nov. 15

Kansas Governor Brownback Invited to Speak on Job Creation

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University’s Department of Animal Sciences and Industry will host Swine Day 2012 on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the K-State Alumni Center in Manhattan. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has been invited to speak about job creation in animal agriculture.

The day will feature a technology trade show, which begins at 8 a.m., as well as presentations focused on current research relevant to pork production. Presentations begin at 9:45 a.m. and include:

  • Current K-State Swine Research to Help Improve Net Return of a Swine Business
  • The Role of Host Genetics for Improved Resistance to PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome).
  • My Vision for Job Creation in Animal Agriculture – Gov. Sam Brownback (invited).
  • Current K-State Swine Research to Help Improve Net Return of a Swine Business (continued).

The cost to attend is $25 per person if paid by Nov. 9 and $35 after that date and at the door. Registration includes a copy of the day’s proceedings, lunch, and a closing reception featuring K-State ice cream from Call Hall.

More information, including printable registration forms and online registration options, is available or by calling 785-532-1267.


K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Mary Lou Peter
K-State Research & Extension News

Lois Schreiner – 785-532-1267 or lschrein@ksu.edu