August 16, 2023 - Agenda

Genetics to Producer Series

AUGUST 16, 2023
The Bend Event Center
910 Bend Boulevard
East Moline, IL 61244

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9:00 a.m. - Registration and Coffee

Network with other producers and the team from DNA Genetics!


9:15 a.m. - Focused on What Matters

Del Birkhofer, Chief Operating Officer, DNA Genetics

10:30 a.m. - The DNA L241: Real-World Performance

 John McIntire, Owner, Pike Pig Systems

11:00 a.m. - Production and Research Insights

Brady McNeil, Technical Services and Multiplication Business Lead, DNA Genetics

12:00 p.m. - Lunch

Lunch and Networking Break

1:00 p.m. - Market Outlook with CIH

Tim Hughes, Vice President, Hog Team, Commodity and Ingredient Hedging

2:00 p.m. - The DNA L600: The Boar with the Bragging Rights

Amanda Cross, Director of Genetic Program Implementation, DNA Genetics

2:45 p.m. - Gene Editing: A Geneticist's Perspective vs. a Producer's Perspective

 Tom Rathje, Chief Technical Officer, DNA Genetics

3:15 p.m. - Speaker Roundtable / Q&A Session

Open Discussion

4:00 p.m. - Adjourn

Summary and Wrap-up Session

We’re always looking for great people who can add value to our team.