The George Young Swine Health & Management Conference is slated for Aug. 14 at the Marina Inn in South Sioux City, NE.

Program highlights include:
-- Investigation of high-fever disease in China by Rodney “Butch” Baker, DVM, of Iowa State University and Dick Hesse, DVM, of Kansas State University;

-- Economics of disease and evaluating swine health interventions in an era of high feed costs by Derald Holtkamp, DVM, Iowa State University;

-- Common mistakes seen in wean-to-finish facilities by Mike Brumm of Brumm Swine Consultancy;

-- Current issues regarding swine ventilation by Joe Zulovich of the University of Missouri;

-- Pork industry economic outlook and issues by North American Preview columnist Steve Meyer, president of Paragon Economics;

-- Results of porcine circovirus vaccine trials by Raymond Rowland of Kansas State University;

-- Field experiences and effects of porcine circovirus type 2 vaccination on the clinical presentations of porcine circovirus-associated disease by Jeff Okones, DVM, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.; and

-- Lessons learned from circovirus vaccination protocols by Jeff Feder, DVM, St. Peter (MN) Swine Vet Center.

For registration information, contact Sharon Clowser at the University of Nebraska at (402) 472-8550 or sclowser2@unl.edu.