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Composting mortalities first topic of swine education series

October 31, 2008  by University of Minnesota Extension

October 31, 2008 – Registration is open for the next year of the SowBridge Breeding Herd Education Series, which begins Nov. 5, through the University of  Minnesota Swine Extension program.

The distance-learning program is designed for owners, employees, technicians, managers, and technical service providers involved in managing or caring for boars, sows, and/or their litters.

Presentations are mailed on a CD to participants one week prior to the program. Participants follow along with the presentations on their computer while listening to the presenter via a toll-free telephone line.

The first topic is Nov. 5, “Composting Mortalities,” with Dr. Bob Thaler, South Dakota State University.


Phone registrations can be made by calling Sherry Hoyer at 515-294-4496. – Mark Whitney, 507-389-5541,



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