The Ohio State University winter meeting series offer pork producers a new meeting format, combining teleconferences and local programming, to deliver timely topics near to producers’ operations.

The three programs are offered in several counties and include lunch and sponsor recognition.

The Dec. 6 program features a talk on fly control 365 days of the year and the economics of manure application.

The program Jan. 11, 2006 features Pork Quality Assurance Level III certification and controlling variation in finisher growth rate.

The March 15 program features ventilation management, discussion of antibiotic alternatives and Pork Quality Assurance Level III certification.

Meeting locations are as follows:

  • Mercer County Extension Office at Celina (419-586-7895);
  • Shelby County Extension Office at Sidney (937-498-7239);
  • Darke County Extension Office at Greenville (937-548-5215);
  • Marion County Extension Office at Marion (419-947-1070 or 740-223-4040);
  • Knox County Extension Office at Mt. Vernon (740-397-0401);
  • Putnam County Extension Office at Ottawa (419-523-6294);
  • Country Spring Farmers Co-op at Fremont (419-334-6340);
  • Champaign County Extension Office at Urbana (937-484-1526);

  • Fulton County Extension Office at Wauseon (419-636-5608 or 419-337-9210);
  • Clinton County Extension Office at Wilmington (937-382-0901);
  • Agricultural Technical Institute at Wooster (330-264-3911); and
  • Muskingum County Extension Office at Zanesville (740-743-1602 or 740-454-0144).