Fifth Annual Swine Health Symposium In the Books

Sedalia, Mo.,–The Fifth Annual Swine Health Symposium, hosted by the Missouri Pork Association, was held on Monday, July 16, 2018 at The Pork Place in Sedalia. This year’s Symposium received 71 registrants from four different states across the Midwest. Lectures at the Symposium covered a varied number of topics ranging from genetic editing to livestock insurance.


Special thanks goes out to all those involved with the programming and coordination of the event and also to the Symposium sponsors who made it possible.  The 2018 Swine Health Symposium Sponsors are as follows: Presenting Sponsors include Missouri Soybean Association, Missouri Corn Growers Association, FCS Financial and AT&T. Gold Sponsors include Agra View, Boehringer Ingelheim, the Missouri Department of Conservation and the USDA. General Sponsors include Carthage Veterinary System, MFA Incorporated, Lynch Livestock, Purina and Wiechman Pig Company. Programming was done by Missouri Pork Association, University of Missouri Extension, Pork Checkoff and National Pork Producers Council.


The Missouri Pork Association represents the state’s pork producers in the areas of promotion, research, education and legislation. For more information about the Association, go to, or call (573) 445-8375.


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