Genetics of Pig Health Symposium, sponsored by the National Pork Board, is Nov. 18-19 at the Des Moines (IA) Marriott.

The program covers challenges to pig health improvement, genetic selection for improved pig health and experiences in the poultry, beef and dairy cattle industries.

Other presentations focus on nutritional influences on animal health, genomic tools and new approaches for improving disease resistance.

For registration information, call toll-free (800) 456-7675. Reserve a room at the hotel by calling (515) 245-5500.