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IPIC has set the next PQA Plus 2.0 Advisor certification workshop for April 15. See more information including a link to download the two-page application form. Applications are due April 1, and upon approval notification applicants must pay the $75 fee to confirm their attendance.
IPPA offers six scholarships each for new and returning students. Iowa residents who will attend an Iowa two- or four-year school this fall and major in an agriculture field with pork industry interest should consider applying for scholarships provided by Iowa Pork Producers Association. Application deadline is April 1, 2015. See more info and links to online forms for these scholarships on the IPPA website.
A team of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists, including IPIC interim director Jay Harmon, have developed an online tool to help livestock and poultry producers compare odor mitigation techniques that could be useful on their farms. Read more about the new Air Management Practices Assessment Tool (AMPAT) that's web-based and available at no charge.
Find your ISU Extension swine program specialist (click on map)