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The Allen D. Leman Swine Conference is targeted for Sept. 20-23 at RiverCenter, St. Paul, MN.

Hosted by the University of Minnesota, the program includes a number of keynote addresses. On Sept. 22, the Hanson Lecture is The Ongoing Challenge of Flu by Marie Gramer, DVM, laboratory diagnostician at the University of Minnesota, followed by Pork’s Carbon Footprint: Hot Air, Hot Opportunity or Both? presented by Garth Boyd, senior vice president of agriculture for Camco North America, Denver, CO.

Keynote addresses Sept. 23 include the Pijoan Lecure: The Art and Science of PRRS by Mike Murtaugh, University of Minnesota and Paul Yeske, DVM, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, MN. The talk, It’s a New Day will be given by Mark Greenwood of AgStar Financial Services, Mankato, MN, and Brett Stuart, Global AgrTrends, Denver. CO.

Concurrent sessions Sept. 22 include: PRRS, circovirus and production sessions covering employees, sow progeny and quality animal care, environmental impact of pork production and swine nutrition.
Concurrent sessions Sept. 23 feature: Mycoplasmal pneumonia, public health and managing the new economic reality.

For questions, contact the University of Minnesota at 612-624-3434 or vop@umn.edu.