CHEROKEE, Iowa — Pork producers can learn more about building ventilation from the inside out by attending a “Managing Your Unseen Employee: The Ventilation System” workshop March 15 in Sutherland, Iowa, or March 16 in Emmetsburg, Iowa. The workshops are from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The workshop combines classroom instruction with hands-on trials and application of knowledge through the use of Iowa State University’s 24-foot mobile Swine Ventilation Trailer.

The March 15 event is at the Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm, 6320 500th St., Sutherland, while the March 16 event is at Iowa Lakes Community College, 3200 College Drive, Emmetsburg.

Pre-registration is required for either workshop online at, or by contacting Dave Stender at or (712) 225-6196.