On March 15 and 16, the Costa Rican Swine Producers Association presented the Costa Rica Annual Swine Congress at Cariari Country Club in Heredia, Costa Rica.
USSEC participated as a co-sponsor and two technicians participated in key roles. USSEC consultant Julio Chaves was involved in the development of the program as the chairperson of the scientific committee and also served as master of ceremony for the entire event, and USSEC consultant Carlos Campabadal gave a talk about differences in soymeal quality based upon country of origin.
One hundred and six producers from different parts of Costa Rica attended this annual event. 15 presentations were given and 65 people from commercial firms interacted with the audience at stands and booths.