08-04-16 CSU Animal Sciences to join CPPC at their annual meeting…

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CSU Animal Sciences to join CPPC at their annual meeting *CORRECTED*

Colorado State University Department of Animal Sciences will be joining the Colorado Pork Producers Council at their annual meeting in Pueblo, Colorado August 25, 5:30pm.  CSU plans to hold a listening session for partners to provide input for department direction and feedback, at the end of the CPPC meeting.  This listening session will be part of the meeting which will kick off the State Fair hog shows which begins August 26.   Evening events will include featured speakers, producer education discussions, election of CPPC board members; as well as a whole hog BBQ dinner.  Don’t forget, there will also be a drawing for Denver Bronco game tickets!

The whole hog BBQ will be prepared by CSU’s own Dale Woerner of the Meat Sciences Department.

There are four board positions up for election and interested parties are encouraged to turn in their intent to run as well as a short bio, to be considered.  Any member of the Colorado Pork Producers Council is eligible to serve on the board.  For complete eligibility requirements, candidates are encouraged to contact the CPPC office for more information.

The evenings events will begin at 5:30 pm on the Colorado State Fairgrounds in the Colorado Building.  To RSVP please visit www.copork.org, or call (970) 356-4964 for more information.  The deadline for RSVP’s is August 15 at 5:00 pm.  This event is sponsored in part by your check off dollars and the National Pork Board.

Submitted to The BARN by:

Joyce Kelly, jkelly@copork.org