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South Western Ontario Pork Conference

Wednesday February 22, 2023

University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus in the Rural Development Centre

SWOPC Logo - blue silhouette of pig

The 59th Annual South Western Ontario Pork Conference will return to their In-Person conference on Wednesday February 22, 2023. 

Please join us for a day of educational excellence, a time to connect with fellow producers and industry reps.

2023 Program

"Reboot in 2023"


12:30 - 2:00 p.m. - Campus Swine Barn Tour

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Registration, Trade Show & Refreshments in RDC Gymnasium 

4:00 - 4:10 p.m. - Conference Welcome: RDC Gymnasium

4:10 - 4:55 p.m. - Ryan Martin, Producer Profile, Chatsworth, ON

4:55 - 5:50 p.m. - Chantal Farmer, Research scientist from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Quebec

5:50 - 6:10 p.m. - Ryan Tenbergen, Demeter Veterinary Services PC, Local Health Update

6:20 - 7:20 p.m. - Delicious Pork Loin Dinner

7:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Dr. John Patience, Professor Emeritus Iowa State University and global leader in swine nutrition education and research

Registration Information


Early Registration December 1, 2022 to February 10, 2023

Early Registration Fee: $30 plus HST

Student Registration Fee: $20 plus HST (students are aged 18 and under)

Starting February 11, 2023 to February 20, 2023

Late Registration Fee: $45 plus HST

Registration closes February 10, 2023



Registration currently closed and will open December 1, 2022



Conference Sponsorship


Sponsors Sponsors

Automated Productions (AP)

Boehringer Ingelheim

CBS Bio Platforms

Cargill Limited

Conestoga Meats

Farm Credit Canada

Grand Valley Fortifiers

Huvepharma Canada Corporation Inc. 


Grand River Robotics


MaxOn Ag Solutions Inc.

MTS Environmental Inc.

New-Lie Mills

South West Vets

Trouw Nutrtion

Topigs Norsvin Canada Inc.

Wallenstein Feed & Supply Ltd.

Dejardins Agriculture Banking

Legacy Wealth Management Inc.



Sponsors Sponsors


Caris Welding Ltd.

County Line Equipment

DNA Genetics

Dortmans Bros. Barn Equipment Inc.

Dwyer Manufacturing Ltd.

Farmers Depot

Genex Ontario/Hypor

Furst-McNess Company of Canada Ltd.

Jones Feed Mill Ltd.

KenPal Farm Products Inc

Lambton County Pork Producers

Libro Credit Union

Modern Veterinary Therapeutics

MSP[RS] Resistant Starch

Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Ontario Swine Improvement Inc.

Salus Mutual Insurance

TD Agriculture Services

Total Swine Genetics Inc.

Zantingh Direct Inc.

Ontario Pork Congress




Sponsors Sponsors

Ridgetown Feed and Supply



For information on conference sponsorship, contact Loree Elgie (

Reviewed 02/23/2023