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PorkBridge

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PorkBridge is a distance educational programs provide relevant and accurate information from a variety of university and industry experts.

Get the information you need without the hassle of traveling or giving up a whole day to attend a meeting. Producers and others in the industry can participate from home, in an office or in the swine unit.

How does PorkBridge work?

Registration is every January for that calendar year of PorkBridge presentations every other month.

Live presentations are delivered by teleconference from topic experts. All sessions are recorded and audio files are available for download from each session for later use. Before each session, subscribers will receive an email message with links to download the materials for that session. 

PorkBridge is aimed at those who own, manage or work in swine grow-finish facilities. Six sessions are offered on the first Thursday of every other month throughout the year. All sessions start at 11:30 a.m. Central Time and last a maximum of 60 minutes, which includes time for questions.

View an example PorkBridge session

To get an idea of the format and content of PorkBridge sessions, please see the example video, which was created using the presentation material and audio recording from a 2017 session where Dale Ricker presented "Sights, Sounds and Smells of a Normal Finisher Barn."

Register for 2019

Registration for entire 2019 program year takes place in January (includes 6 sessions delivered via teleconference, one every other month starting February 7, 2019 and ending December 5, 2019). View brochure and registration instructions.

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