The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) is holding a Farrowing Basics program June 17-18 in the Animal Science Complex at the UNL East Campus.

The program provides a review of the basics of lactating sow and piglet care, according to Duane Reese, UNL Extension swine specialist.

Sows and litters will be available for teaching and hands-on experience. Practical ideas on how to improve efficiency of production will be emphasized.

Farrowing Basics registration is $100/person until June 3 and $125 until June 10, the last day that registrations will be accepted.

Registration includes lunches, refreshments and a notebook with reference materials.

For more information about this program, contact Duane Reese at (402) 472-6425 or e-mail