The 12th annual Carthage Veterinary Service Swine Conference is Aug. 28 at Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL.

Topics include porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, biosecurity, parity flow for disease management, diagnostics, group size dynamics, automatic sorting technology, feeding Paylean and increasing preweaning survival.

For registration, call (217) 357-2811, fax (217) 357-6665 or e-mail aschoch@hogvet.com or visit their Web site, www.hogvet.com.