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African Swine Fever

Millions of swine mortalities in Asia. How will it impact protein markets?

African Swine Fever has decimated pork production in Southeast Asia. ASF’s impact has far reaching effects on Colorado’s protein industry. Experts will share a global outlook on the market impact, Colorado’s emergency response plan, secure pork plans/biosecurity protocols, vaccine development, & steps the U.S. has taken to keep ASF out.


1:15 – Introduction, Dwain Weinrich, President-Elect, Colorado Livestock Association

1:20 – Marlin Hoogland, Midwest Division Veterinarian, Smithfield Hog Production

2:00 – Maggie Baldwin, Epidemiology Traceability Veterinarian, Colo. State Vet’s Office

2:40 – Dan Kovich, Director of Science & Technology, National Pork Producers Council

3:20 – Travis Arp, Senior Dir. of Export Services/Access, U. S. Meat Export Federation

4:00 – Wrap-up, Dwain Weinrich, President-Elect, Colorado Livestock Association

African Swine Fever: Impact on Colorado Protein Producers

August 7th, 2019

1:15pm – 4:00pm

DoubleTree Hotel, Big Thompson A, 919 7th Street, Greeley, CO 80634

Register online by August 5th here or call (970) 378-0500.

Hosted by the Colorado Livestock Association.



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