Swine Day Guest List: David McDonald

June 22nd, 2018 by admin

Swine day is a function that was prepared by Iowa State University. It is an education event that is helping the swine producers. The function was prepared to take place on Thursday, June 28. The venue of the event is Iowa State University in Scheman Building whose location is at 1805 Center Drive, Ames.

This is an opportunity for swine producers located within that area as the program is fully packed with well known successful speakers. The aim of the speakers is to focus on the issues that pork producers in the United States are facing.

In last year’s conference, it was about 450 people who attended that event.

In the morning program session, Ray and Dave Prince will be featured. They are from Canada, and they come from Sunterra Farms. In their speech, they will describe the strategies made when they transitioned their traditional farrow-to-finish farm in the 1970s and it is now a multinational food producer, retailer, processor, and pork exporter. It was started as a family farm. The recent innovation they have done is plant construction of an Italian dry and cure for meat in Canada. They have done as a partnership with Simoni family from Italy.

David McDonald, coming from OSI Group will also be in the function. David McDonald topic will focus on the global future that food industry is waiting. David McDonald also serves on North American Meat Institute as the board of directors. This has afforded David McDonald to have a unique perspective on global protein consumption influence trending.

Jeff Ansell & Associates president Jeff Ansell will be there to entertain the guest. It will be an intrusive and practical presentation talking about when the headline is about you. Jeff has been teaching classes at both Harvard and Duke Universities, sharing techniques, tips and strategies helping the clients to become better communicators.

Following the lunchtime, 16 presentations will also be part of the 4 concurrent sessions. Those attendees can select from the wide topic varieties such as updates on cybersecurity, use of sexed semen. Mycoplasma mitigation pneumonia, best siting new barns practices and negotiating/pricing hog prices for development of the new customized program.

The check-in and online registration will be open at 7:30 a.m on June 28, and sessions will start at 8:30 a.m. Program adjournment will be at 4:30 p.m and conference barbecue will follow. OSI Group acquires Flagship Europe.

Conference registration charges are $50and it will include lunch, refreshments, and barbecue. Early registration will end on June 15. onsite or late registration is $75. student registration is free until the deadline. After deadline students fees will increase to $45.

David McDonald info: interview.net/david-mcdonald-osi-group/

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