Events

Scientific Workshop entitled "Pig Breeding and Production in Poland – Current State and Perspectives"

Between 22 and 23 October 2015, the Scientific Workshop entitled “Pig Breeding and Production in Poland – Current State and Perspectives”, organized by the Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding of the National Research Institute of Animal Production was held in Balice. The Workshop was attended by 44 people, among others pig breeders and the employees of the Polish Pig Breeders and Producers Association POLSUS. 7 papers were presented during two plenary sessions:

    • Pork Market in Poland and Abroad – State and Perspectives – Dariusz Lisiak, Ph.D., Institute of Agricultural and Food Biotechnology, Poznań
    • The Application of DNA Analysis in Parentage Control of Pigs in Poland – Anna Radko, Ph.D., D.Sc., National Research Institute of Animal Production
    • Genomic Evaluation  of  Farm Animals – Artur Gurgul, Ph.D., National Research Institute of Animal Production
    • Pig Evaluation at the Pig Slaughter Performance Testing Station – Current State and the Future – Grzegorz  Żak, Ph.D., D.Sc., National Research Institute of Animal Production
    • The Use of Boars in Insemination Stations – Tadeusz Blicharski, Ph.D., POLSUS
    • Traditional and Local Products as a Chance for the Development of Breeding and the Region – Prof. Władysław Migdał, Ph.D., University of Agriculture in Krakow
    • Another Glance at  Intramuscular Fat – Arkadiusz Pietruszka, Ph.D., D.Sc., West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin