The 17th annual Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners is set for Nov. 5-6, 2009 at the Scheman Building, Iowa State University (ISU) in Ames, IA.

The program is designed to deal with daily concerns of swine veterinarians.

This year’s conference focuses on control of emerging swine pathogens, improvements in diagnostics and risk-based controls for on-farm health plan development.

Special emphasis will be placed on information necessary to formulate management plans for disease control, biosecurity and food safety enhancement.

For more information, call ISU at (515) 294-6222.