AUSPAC, partner of Norel Animal Health in Australia, sponsored the Ballarat Pig Information Night attended by a group of of swine farmers from the Victoria region. The first speaker was Dr. Roger Campbell, CEO of Australia's Pork Cooperative Research Center (CRC), a well-known leader in pig and pork research and development, who updated the audience on CRC's latest research projects.
Mathieu Cortyl from Norel discussed "pig production worldwide, current situation and challenges ahead." The third speaker was Marcus Dingle, lead grain purchaser at Reid Stockfeeds, who presented possible scenarios for 2014.
John Bourke, president of the VFF Pig Group, concluded the program by discussing recent industry developments that could affect Australian swine producers.