Pasture Pork Conference

— Written By Lisa Valdivia

Pasture Pork Conference, February 11-12, 2015 in Greensboro, NC.

The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) will be hosting a Pasture Pork Conference in Greensboro, NC.

FEBRUARY 11, 2015: Pre-conference farm tour from 1-4 p.m. (meet at 7009 Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp, NC) and evening presentation “Introduction to Outdoor Swine Production” from 6-8 p.m. in Coltrane Hall’s Godfrey Room, NC A&T Campus (corner of Market and Dudley Streets, beside the YMCA), Greensboro, NC.

FEBRUARY 12, 2015: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Guilford Convention Center, 3114 Cedar Park Rd, Greensboro

Presenters include (among others):

  • Dr. John McGlone, Texas Tech University
  • David Stender, Iowa State University
  • Dr. Eric van Heugten, Silvana Pietrosemoli, Dr. Jim Green (NRCS) – North
  • Carolina State University
  • Dr. Noah Ranells, Dr. Michelle Eley – North Carolina A&T State University
  • Tim Holmes/Emily Lancaster, Animal Welfare Approved
  • James Hill, Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program
  • NCDAC&S representative – Feral Swine Program

To see the agenda & register online go to:

Please register by February 6, 2015.

There is no cost to attend, lunch & continental breakfast is included on Feb 12.

Hotels next door to Convention Center: Holiday Inn Express, 3111 Cedar Park Road; 336-697-0101 ($65.90/night); Days Inn (will be under renovation); 336-697-4000; $52.95/night). Some travel cost reimbursement may be available to those over 45 miles from the event; please inquire if needed.

For more information, please contact Tiffany Slade, 336-285-4653, or Dr. Niki Whitley at

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Pasture Pork Conference Registration form