On March 17, the Ohio Swine Health Symposium will be held at the Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, OH.

The program includes:

--Emerging Issues in the Swine Industry by Tony Forshey, state veterinarian, Ohio Department of Agriculture, Division of Animal Industry;

--Pigs and People: Diseases We Share by Armando Hoet, DVM, Ohio State University (OSU) Veterinary Medicine;

--Antibiotic Resistance – Looking at the Science by Harry Snelson, DVM, American Association of Swine Veterinarians;

--The Virus Trifecta – Update on porcine circovirus-associated disease, porcine reproductive and respiratory disease and swine influenza virus by Mike Mull, DVM, York Animal Hospital, Bellevue, OH;

--Herd Health – The People Factor by Jon Hoek, Belstra Milling Co., DeMotte, IN;

--Swine Welfare and How it Affects Health by Michelle Michalak, DVM, Maria Stein Animal Clinic, Maria Stein, OH; and

--The Value of a Vet Walk Through by Bill Minton, DVM, Minton Veterinary Service Inc., Chickasaw, OH.

To attend, contact the OSU Extension/Putnam County in Ottawa, OH, by phone (419) 523-6294 or fax (419) 523-3192.