AMES, Iowa — Profitability of a livestock production operation greatly depends on the age of the buildings, and building maintenance is critical for continued use.

ISU Extension and Outreach is joining industry partners to offer a five-part webinar series on maintenance issues of swine buildings.

Each session is from 1-2 p.m. via Zoom videoconference on the following dates:

Aug. 19: It Is Your Concrete Pit as Well.

Aug. 21: Maintenance of Concrete Pits and What to Look For.

Aug. 24: Gable End Attic Air Intakes for Roof and Moisture Management.

Aug. 26: General Maintenance Tips for Swine Buildings.

Aug. 28: Building Truss Management.

Registration includes all five sessions. Advanced registration is required by Aug. 17 to participate. There is a registration fee to cover all five sessions, and payment is online with credit card only at