Tri-State Sow Housing Conference
The Ohio State University, Michigan State University and Purdue University will host the first annual Tri-State Sow Housing Conference. The conference will be held on February 9th, 2016 and consist of a day of educational material to prepare Indiana, Michigan and Ohio producers during this transition. The day-long conference will host speakers from varying aspects of the swine industry to discuss topics related to sow housing. Topics to be covered include the retailer perspective on marketing pressure related to sow housing, social perception of sow housing and buying behavior of consumers, and employee training on the management and care of group housed sows.