Don’t Miss the 2021 Swine Health Symposium – July 28

Columbia, Mo.,—The Missouri Pork Association is hosting its 8th annual Swine Health Symposium on July 28, 2021 at the Pork Place on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and will include several educational speakers, a pulled pork luncheon, and a trade show from our sponsors. Attendance is free to the first 200 applicants.


Topics to be covered include Show Me Secure Pork – Foreign Animal Disease Preparations, Nitrogen Foam Euthanasia, Mass Mortality and Siting for Burial, Herd Health without Antibiotics and Zinc, Financial Health, and several others. The Missouri Veterinary Medical Board is offering three Continuing Education Credits for veterinarians who attend the Symposium.


Please visit to view the full agenda and register for the event. Registration is required to attend.


Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors there is no cost to attend the Symposium. Presenting sponsors include the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council, FCS Financial, and the Missouri Corn Growers Association. Gold sponsors include Boehringer Ingelheim, JBS, Purina Animal Nutrition, Merck Animal Health, PIC, United Animal Health, Chr. Hansen, and Ralco. General Sponsors include the Missouri Department of Conservation, MFA Inc., Novus, Weichman Pig Company, and Carthage Veterinary Service.


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


The Missouri Pork Association represents the state’s pork producers in the areas of promotion, research, education, and public policy. For more information about this or any other programs of the Missouri Pork Association, go to, or call the Missouri Pork Association office at (573) 445-8375.


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