Registration is now open for the 2020 Pork Industry Conference organized by Four Star Veterinary Service, a business with locations in five states and 17 veterinarians focused on pig health.
A case study of African swine fever recovery and the lifetime effects of perinatal programming are two of the featured talks to be delivered at the conference scheduled March 31 at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Pork trends, challenges
This year's conference focuses on the latest trends and challenges facing the pork industry as well as solutions. Other topics include an industry outlook by an Ohio producer, ASF biosecurity plans, feed biosecurity, and how trade and the world economy affect the swine industry.
New on the program this year are breakout sessions with experts on economics, nursery-finisher, nutrition, show pigs, sows and water quality. Four Star veterinarians will be involved in these sessions.
Registration includes breakfast and lunch. Early bird registration is $25 per person. After March 1, registration is $40.
Hotel reservations can be made at the Hilton Fort Wayne at a group rate of $145 plus tax. Cut-off for the special rate is March 9.