The Carthage (IL) Veterinary Service’ (CVS) 18th Annual Swine Conference will be held on Sept. 9 at Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL.

This year’s conference reflects the dynamic changes in the pork industry, featuring reports on disease management, reproduction, economics, environmental management and biosecurity.

The conference features short science and practical presentations, with in-depth breakout sessions designed to appeal to staff, owners, lenders and suppliers. This year’s short presentations will cover porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, porcine circovirus type 2, auto-sort systems, employee management and cost of production.

The breakout sessions include wean-to-market, sow, ventilation and employee management.

A separate, all-day session in Spanish focuses on breeding and farrowing.

For additional program information, visit the CVS web site at