July 17, 2017

8:30 am – 4:00 pm

The Pork Place
Missouri State Fairgrounds
Sedalia, MO


The Symposium has been approved for 6 hours of Continuing Education Credits through the Missouri Veterinary Medical Board.



There is no cost to attend the 2017 Missouri Swine Health Symposium thanks to the generous support of our sponsors. Registration includes all presentations, materials, refreshments and luncheon. Please register below.



Sponsorships are available and will include logo placement, recognition on all conference materials and space for display materials at the Symposium.
General Sponsorship – $250
Refreshment Sponsorship – $500
Meal Sponsorship – $1,000



8:30 am Registration, Sponsor Interaction & Networking, Donuts and Coffee
9:30 Welcome and Introductions
Moderator – Rob Kallenbach Ph.D. – Assistant Dean and Director of the Commercial Agriculture Program, University of Missouri
9:35 Area/Regional Control Efforts
Brent Sandidge and Al Dierking, MPA Board Members
Corinne Bromfield, DVM – Assistant Extension Professor, Swine Production Medicine, University of Missouri
10:00 Avian Influenza – What it Means to the Pork Industry/Lessons Learned
Larry Forgey, DVM – Pathologist, Missouri Department of Agriculture
10:20 The When, How and Why on Using Air Filtration Systems
Todd Williams, DVM – Pipestone Veterinary Services
10:45 Break
11:00 Animal Health Concerns – Prospective from the State Veterinarians Office
Linda Hickam, DVM – State Veterinarian, Missouri Department of Agriculture
11:20 Secure Pork Supply – A New Initiative from the National Pork Board
Patrick Webb, DVM – Director of Swine Health Programs, National Pork Board
11:40 National Pork Programs and Issues
Rob Christine – Area Manager, National Pork Board
Cody McKinley – Director of State and National Relations, National Pork Producers Council
12:00 Lunch at The Pork Place – BBQ Ribs and All the Trimmings
1:00 Presenting Sponsors Comments
FCS Financial
1:15 Swine Health Network – The Illinois Approach
Jim Lowe, DVM, MS – Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois
2:15 What’s Your Diagnosis? Current Issues from the Field
Panel: Todd Williams, DVM – Pipestone Veterinary Services
R.C. Ebert, DVM – Pleasant Hill Animal Clinic
Pete Lasley, DVM – Smithfield Hog Production Division
3:15 Market Outlook and Economic Update
Dr. Scott Brown – Assistant Research Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Missouri
3:45 Open Forum, Q&A, Networking
4:00 Adjourn


2017 Missouri Swine Health Symposium

Register for the 2017 Missouri Swine Health Symposium.