The Missouri Pork Association (MPA) is sponsoring a series of three Pork Profit Seminars to be held May 4 in Nevada, May 5 in Marshall and May 6 in Mexico. All three seminars run from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Each seminar location will cover topics presented by members of the University of Missouri Commercial Agriculture Program. Topics include:

--Management factors associated with farrowing rate: Beth Young, swine extension specialist;

--Market outlook: Ron Plain, professor of agricultural economics;

--First three days post-farrowing piglet survival: Tim Safranski, associate professor/state swine breeding specialist; and

--Achieving 13 total born and how weaning age plays a role; Safranski.

The seminars are free to pre-registered attendees and include a meal and handouts. Walk-ins will be charged $10 at the door.

For more information or to register go online to Missouri Pork Association or contact the MPA at (573) 445-8375.