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Missouri Swine Health Symposium to address feral pigs, ASF

The symposium has been approved for six continuing education credits by the Missouri Veterinary Medical Board.

The sixth annual Missouri Swine Health Symposium is slated for July 23 and will cover a wide variety of topics relating to the health of the Missouri swine herd. Hosted by the Missouri Pork Association, the event will be held at The Pork Place on the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia, Mo. 

Topics include:

  • Insight and Perspective from the State Veterinarian by Steve Strubberg, DVM
  • What about MYCO? by Amy Maschhoff, DVM
  • Feral Pigs — A Ticking Timebomb by Brent Vandeloecht and Steve Strubberg, DVM
  • The Latest Diagnosis — Current issues in the Field by R.C. Ebert, DVM, Matt Patterson, DVM, Pete Lasley, DVM and Amy Maschhoff, DVM
  • The MU Diagnostic Laboratory — The Place to Test! by Lauren Delaney, DVM, and Clark Fobian, DVM
  • National Pork Producers Council Programs and Issues by Tyler Bettin
  • Area/Regional Control by Cory Bromfield, DVM
  • National Pork Board Programs and Issues by Rob Christine
  • Market Outlook and Dealing with African Swine Fever Economics by Scott Brown, PhD

The symposium has been approved for six continuing education credits by the Missouri Veterinary Medical Board. Click here to view complete details and register online.

The 2019 Swine Health Symposium presenting sponsors include Missouri Soybean Association, Missouri Corn Growers Association and FCS Financial. Gold sponsors include Boehringer Ingelheim, JBS, Nutriquest and Enterprise Bank and Trust. General sponsors include Carthage Veterinary System, MFA Inc., the Missouri Department of Conservation, Purina, Pharmgate and Wiechman Pig Co.

Programming will be done by the Missouri Pork Association, University of Missouri Extension, Pork Checkoff and National Pork Producers Council. Lunch at the Pork Place will feature grilled chops and all the trimmings, provided by Bob and Patty Wheeler.

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