The Swiss EPP Branch is proud to invite the European Pig Farmers to the first EPP-Congress in Switzerland. The gathering 2018 is scheduled 30th May – 1st June in Sursee, located in the beautiful surrounding of Luzern.
Under the topic “A tail’s length ahead” the Swiss organizing committee provides a lot of information about animal welfare, animal health and the special pork market in Switzerland. Interesting speeches, Industry visits and Farm tours guarantee a diversified program for the participants. The Congress takes place at Campus Sursee, a modern seminar centre with more than 500 hotel rooms.
Registration to the Congress will start in January 2018. As in previous years the organizers offer all EPP-Members a special registration period from 1st January – 28th February 2018. From 1st March also non-Members are welcome to register for the Congress.
From 24-26 May 260 EPP-Members and interested persons came to Stavanger in order to inform themselves about Pig Production in the North. For the first time the Norwegian branch organised the 27th EPP-Congress and built a platform for pig producers all over Europe to exchange their experiences and to learn from each other.
Beneath animal welfare pig production in Norway focuses also on innovative breeding technologies in order to improve pig health and sustainability. During the conference local and international experts informed the participants about the Norwegian agriculture sector in general as well about pig production, marketing and branding in special.
The EPP-Congress 2016 was held for the first time in Ireland. 350 delegates from 16 different countries joined the gathering End of May in Dublin and got a deep insight into the Irish pig and pork production.
Under this topic the Belgium Branch invited all EPP Members to the annual EPP meeting from 3rd to 6th June to the beautiful city of Bruges. Beneath a deep insight into the Belgian pig production 400 participants from 15 countries discussed actual topics about feed, feeding, breeding and health.