The 50th Ensminger pig symposium was held for the first time on African soil between the 22nd and 23rd of May 2019 in Johannesburg. Attended by no less than 280 delegates from around the world making the event a huge success.
The Ensminger Symposia have been held around the world for the last 50 years. In recent years they have been held in Russia, Bulgaria, China Thailand, Korea, Spain, Peru, Costa Rica and Honduras. Originally the brainchild of Professor Ensminger, this highly regarded symposia coincided with the 100th anniversary of the Pig Breeders society of South Africa (PBS).
Orffa South Africa launched in the same week, with our CEO, Dr Eddy Ketels saying that South Africa is to become a leading powerhouse for feed production in the future, and it was this fact that drove the company to establish their presence in the country’s growing market. More information about this launch can be found in this article on Agri Orbit.