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Molokai Swine Clinic

UH News Release

The Hawaiian Home Lands Agriculture Extension Program will host a Molokai Swine Production Clinic/Tour on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. The workshop is open to producers who currently produce swine or who are interested in learning more about selection and management.

Special guest will be Dr. Halina Zaleski who serves as the UH CTAHR Swine Production/Management & Reproductive Physiology Specialist. Dr. Zaleski specializes in swine production management, including artificial insemination, livestock waste management, herd health and biosecurity, and swine welfare. Dr. Zaleski is a certified trainer for the National Pork Board’s Pork Quality Assurance Plus Program. It is an honor to have Dr. Zaleski come to our island.

Sponsorship for the workshop is provided by the National Pork Board and the Hawaii Pork Industry Association. Registration for the event has been extended to April 27 at noon. We will strive to provide transportation to those who register. We will meet at the Extension Office located at 69-1 Pu`upe`elua Avenue in Hoolehua (located next door to the Hoolehua Post Office) at 9 a.m. After a short presentation we will head to the field for demonstrations on selection, artificial insemination and more. To register, call 567-6929. We encourage producers of all ages as well as 4-H-ers who are showing pigs or who are interested in livestock judging to attend.

This program is offered by the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Hawaiian Home Lands Agriculture Program and the Beginning Farmer Program.


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