Swine Health Symposium Highlights Hot Topics in the Industry

Sedalia, Mo.,—The Missouri Pork Association hosted its 9th annual Swine Health Symposium on July 27, 2022 at the Pork Place on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. The event included several educational speakers, a BBQ lunch, and a trade show from our sponsors.


Topics included Sustainability, Feral Hogs- The Past, Present and Future, Financial and Economic Health, Enhancing Farm Security, Why U.S. Producers Should Pay Attention to the Down Under, The Latest Diagnosis in the Industry, and several others. The Missouri Veterinary Medical Board offered one Continuing Education Credits for veterinarians who attended the Symposium.


This year our event had a record number of attendees and sponsors. We would like to thank all our attendees, speakers and sponsors, and Bob and Patty Wheeler for preparing the meal.


There was no cost to attend the Symposium due to the generous support of our sponsors. Presenting sponsors included the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council, FCS Financial, National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and the Missouri Corn Growers Association. Gold sponsors included Boehringer Ingelheim, JBS, Merck Animal Health, Missouri Department of Conservation, United Animal Health, University of Missouri Feral Hogs Extension, Endovac Animal Health and Ralco. General sponsors included PIC, MFA Inc., Snow Creek Apparel, Purina Animal Nutrition, Weichman Pig Company, Carthage Veterinary Service, DNA Genetics, and Professional Swine Management, LLC.


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


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, visit www.mopork.com, or call the Missouri Pork Association office at (573) 445-8375.


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