Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk

Date: March 21, 2018 - March 27, 2018
Time: 4 - 7 p.m.
Contact: Beth Ferry, 269-876-2745,; Dave Thompson, 289-832-8403,

Course Schedule: 
This workshop will be held at three locations across the state. See locations below.

Session Topics: 

Talk the talk and walk the walk - communicating with the auditor
Beth Ferry, MSU Extension Educator

How and why to identify at-risk animals 
Dr. Madonna Benjamin, MSU Extension Swine Veterinarian

Proper methods to move compromised animals in the finisher barn, 
including techniques to ensure insensibility and death of the pig
David Thompson, MSU Extension Educator

Timely mortality management on the farm
Shelby Burlew & Erica Rogers, MSU Extension Educators

Seeing the pigs and the facilities!
Dr. Dale Rozeboom, MSU Extension Specialist

Antibiotic use: the what, why, and how-to for compliance under the VFD
Melissa May, MSU Extension Educator

Dinner will be provided.


Wednesday, March 21
Dearth Community Center - Branch County Fairgrounds
262 Sprague Street, Coldwater, MI

Tuesday, March 27
Isabella County MSU Extension Office
200 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, MI

$25 per person or $200 per farm



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