The Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium is set for Nov. 14-16 in Saskatoon.

The three-day conference features David Irvine, professional speaker and leadership coach; Tom Stein, DVM, pork industry consultant; Des Connor, public consultant; and Brian Walton, Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors.

Workshops cover the media, nutrition, financing and pig handling. Concurrent seminars feature implementing accountability, manure management and financial analysis software, setting up a breeding program, herd health issues of buying genetics and barn design. Other topics include investment potential in the pork industry and leading and managing people.

Pre-registration is required by Oct. 31. For more information, call Wendy Hayes at (306) 933-5078, fax to (306) 933-7352, or e-mail whayes@agr.gov.sk.ca.