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Pork Rhyne

Pork Rhyne is the “Pork Evangelist,” known across the country and overseas in East Africa for his work as an international agricultural educator and niche meat marketing expert. He has dedicated his life to training and educating experienced and beginner farmers, primarily on small-scale livestock production, business, and marketing. Pork Rhyne has been featured in ABC’s Localish, MOTHER EARTH NEWS, Homesteaders of America, and The Livestock Conservancy.

Pork is speaking in Texas and North Carolina and Kansas.

Workshops

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Praise the Lard: Profitable pork production

In this session, Pork Rhyne will teach you practical principles to structure your pig enterprise by looking at husbandry practices from a profitability lens, including breed selection, breeding, feeding, and health. This session will equip you with wisdom, without the hogwash, so that you can be profitable in your context!

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North Carolina, Saturday 9:00-10:30 a.m., Livestock & Poultry

Praise the Lard: Feed & Health

Join Pork Rhyne and learn practical principles to structure your pig enterprise by looking at husbandry practices from a profitability lens, including: feeding & health. This session will equip you with wisdom, without the hogwash, so that you can be profitable within your context!
Animal Husbandry

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Praise the Lard: Breeds & Breeding

Follow along as Pork Rhyne teaches you practical principles to structure your pig enterprise by looking at husbandry practices from a profitability lens, including: breed selection & breeding. This session will equip you with wisdom, without the hogwash, so that you can be profitable within your context!
Animal Husbandry

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How to Raise Heritage Pig Breeds

Join Pork Rhyne, the “Pork Evangelist,” as he shares the nuances of raising heritage pigs. Get to know the traits they developed to make them well-adapted to their local environment and thrive under different farming practices and cultural conditions. Rhyne covers the factors of how to go about selecting your breed. You’ll walk away with an understanding of body, structure, how they differ from commonly raised hogs, and how you should feed and care for unique breeds.
Animal Husbandry

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Feeding Your Pigs

Learn what is essential for pigs to eat in this workshop with the “Pork Evangelist” Pork Rhyne. Follow along as he explains how to make feed for your pigs that includes the right characteristics and which formulations are necessary in each growing stage.
Animal Husbandry

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