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16th Annual Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners

by 5m Editor
3 October 2008, at 6:09am

US - The 16th Annual Swine Disease Conference will be held at the Scheman Building in Ames, Iowa on 6-7 November 2008.

The program is designed to answer daily concerns of swine practitioners. The conference focuses on emerging swine pathogens and their control, and improvements in diagnostics and risk-based controls useful for on-farm health plan development. Special emphasis is on information necessary to formulate management plans for disease control, for biosecurity, and for food safety enhancement.

The goals of the conference are:

  • To enable swine practitioners to assist producers in a rapidly changing and global production environment.
  • To enhance practitioner decision-making tools in disease control, animal welfare, and food safety for the benefit of animals, clients and consumers.
Conference sponsors are:
  • Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Iowa Pork Industry Center
  • American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) District 6
  • Iowa Veterinary Medicine Association
Registration includes the inaugural Dr. Roy Schultz Lecture Series, and the return of Pig Power, a fast paced networking opportunity to connect with veterinary students.

Further Reading

- You can find out more details on the conference by clicking here.
- You can register for the conference by clicking here.

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