Missouri Swine Health Symposium set for July 31

Topics include disease monitoring, gene editing.

July 8, 2024

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The Missouri Pork Association, in conjunction with the University of Missouri Extension, will host the 11th annual Swine Health Symposium on July 31 at Bradford Research Farm in Columbia. The program will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. and includes many educational speakers, a pulled pork lunch, and a trade show from event sponsors. Attendance is free to the first 200 applicants.

Topics to be covered include: Planning for a New Strain of Influenza, Rapid Access to On-Farm Biosecurity and Between-Farm Animal Movements, Disease Monitoring, Gene Editing, Swine Nutrition and Health, Financial and Economic Health, a veterinary panel, and updates on the swine industry.

CEU credits have been requested through the Missouri Veterinary Medical Board. Please visit the website to view the full agenda and register for the event. Registration is required to attend. Bradford Research Farm is located at 4968 S. Rangeline Road in Columbia.

Thanks to the generous support of sponsors, there is no cost to attend the symposium. Presenting sponsors include the Missouri Soybean Association, FCS Financial, the Missouri Corn Growers Association, Pork Checkoff and Eichelberger Farms. Gold sponsors include Endovac Animal Health, JBS and the Missouri Feral Hog Elimination Partnership. General sponsors include Carthage Veterinary Service, Professional Swine Management LLC and Novus.

This event is co-hosted by the University of Missouri Extension Commercial Agriculture Program, National Pork Producers Council, National Pork Board and the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association. 

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