Three producer programs on "Applying Knowledge for Profit" will be held across Ohio, sponsored by the Ohio Pork Industry Center.

Topics include swine health, reproductive management, nutritional assessments, composting certification, biosecurity, preharvest food safety, marketing opportunities and improving muscle quality in pigs.

Meeting dates include:

  • Feb. 26, Wilmot, Amish Door Restaurant; contact Pat Rigby at 800-398-7675;
  • March 12, Bucyrus, Public Library Meeting Room; contact Crawford County Extension office at 419-562-8731; and
  • March 13, Fort Recovery, American Legion Hall; contact Mercer County Extension office at 419-586-2179.

Programs run 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is $15. Call for more information or log onto