The 49th annual George Young Swine Health & Management Conference is set for Aug. 14 at the Marina Inn, South Sioux City, NE.

Register by contacting Sharon Clowser, University of Nebraska, by phone (402) 472-8550, fax (402) 472-9690 or e-mail

Following are program highlights:

-- Investigation of High-Fever Disease in China, Rodney “Butch” Baker, DVM, Iowa State University and Dick Hesse, DVM, Kansas State University;

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

-- Common mistakes I’ve seen in wean-to-finish facilities, Mike Brumm, Brumm Swine Consultancy;

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

-- Circovirus vaccine trials from the lab to the field, Raymond Rowland, Kansas State University; and

-- What we have learned about circovirus vaccination protocols, Jeff Feder, DVM, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, MN.