Swine Institute Held to Discuss Issues Facing Industry
COLUMBIA - The MU Extension Commercial Agriculture Program will hold a Swine Institute Tuesday to discuss issues facing the swine industry. The institute will have presentations on nuisance laws, porcine reporductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), and how the global economy will affect Missouri pork producers.
The session on nuisance laws will feature a legal analyst and an attorney explaining how changes in the Missouri laws will impact swine producers.
The institute will start at 10:30 a.m. and will be held at the Stoney Creek Inn.
According to an audit by MU's Commercial Agriculture Program, Missouri is the sixth largest state in hog and swine production and this industry has a huge impact on the state's rural economy.