Those involved in accounting or financial management of pork operations are invited to attend the 2003 Financial Management Conference on July 21-23, Hilton Head Island, SC, sponsored by the National Pork Board.

Topics include the farm bill, packer contracts, general accounting update, commodity price outlook, animal welfare, analyzing production variances, insurance and credit availability.

Registration is $395, $435 after July 7. Rooms can be reserved at the Hilton Head Marriott at (843) 686-8400.

For more information contact Jami Elliott at the Pork Board at (515) 223-3525 or register by calling 800-456-7675 or logging onto www.porkboard.org.