The 2013 Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners on Nov. 14-15 at Iowa State University in Ames will take a comprehensive look at porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus – the current status, control and elimination.

Other program topics include emerging swine pathogens and their control and improvements in diagnostics and risk-based controls useful for on-farm health plan development.

Specific presentations will cover porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, porcine circovirus type 2, viral myelitis, influenza, fall back pigs, grow-finish lameness and pig production from China.

Along with various presentations on PED virus, a panel will provide producer and practitioner perspectives, epidemiologic lessons and regulatory considerations.

For registration call (515) 294-6222 or log onto http://www.extension.iastate.edu/registration/events/conferences/swine/register.html.