Upcoming Conference: Carthage Veterinary Service 22nd Annual Swine Conference
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd is preparing for the 22nd Annual Swine Conference to be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL. This conference is attended by more than 500 people and 50 companies and is recognized as a key educational meeting for all aspects of pig production. The conference includes short science and practical presentations with in-depth breakout sessions appealing to staff, owners, lenders, and suppliers.
The conference program addresses the active issues of PRRS, sow housing, food safety, disease management, economics, employee management, and biosecurity with specifics on, and novel technologies in, wean-to-market and breed-to-wean management. Highlighted speakers include Dallas Hockman, Dr. Tim Loula, Dr. Scott Dee, and Dr. Ron Plain. The keynote speaker, Jolene Brown, is a consultant, professional speaker, and author of Sometimes You Need More Than a 2×4!, a popular book containing how-to tips so those in agriculture can increase productivity, profitability, and peace of mind. She is a walking-talking spokesperson and consultant for the family-owned business. With her keen insight and result-centered approach, she’s been invited to sit at lots of kitchen tables and family business meeting rooms. She understands the unique challenges facing parents, siblings, in-laws and “outlaws” who work together. For additional information visit www.hogvet.com or contact Carthage Veterinary Service at 217-357-2811.
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