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Annual Meeting

February 13 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

2019 Annual Meeting Program

(subject to change)

Morning Program
8:30a.m. – Breakfast is Served – Hosted by NPPA’s Allied & SIP Partners
9:00a.m. – Welcome – Darin Uhlir, NPPA President
9:05a.m.— Dallas Hockman, VP of Industry Relations, NPPC, Des Moines, IA,
We Care 2.0
USDA Pork Buy Out
9:30a.m.— Allied Member Recognitions

10:00a.m. Board of Directors Meeting
Election of Officers & Board Members
10:15a.m. NPPA Update, Al Juhnke, Executive Director
10:30a.m. UNL Swine Research Updates
10:30 Dr. Benny Mote, Assistant Professor UNL
11:00 Dr. Tammy Brown-Brandl, UNL, Precision Animal Management
11:30 Dr. Clay Lents, Research Physiologist, USDA ARS, Clay Center

Awards Luncheon—Key Note Speaker: Steve Rommereim, National Pork Board President
2018 Outstanding Pork Service Awards: Allied, Promotion, Producer, Industry
Larry E. Sitzman Scholarship Award
Introduction of 2019 NPPA Mentor Participants
Recognition of 2018 NPPA Mentor Participants
Introduction of 2019 Pork Leadership Participant
Recognition of 2018 Pork Leadership Participants

Afternoon Program
1:45p.m. Panel Discussion Covering: Status of African Swine Fever, Secure Pork Supply, Domestic & International Trade, followed by Q&A
Bill Luckey, Co-Chairman of the International Trade Committee
Panel Members:
Harry Snelson, DVM, Ex. Director, American Association of Swine Veterinarians
Dr. Pam Zaabel, Center for Food Security and Public Health
John Hinners, VP Industry Relations, USMEF


Ribs & Bibs Annual Salute to State Senators
5:00p.m. Single Barrel, 130 N 10th Street, Lincoln, NE



February 13
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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The Graduate Hotel
141 N 9th St
Lincoln, NE 68508 United States
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