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 Entomologist Elmer Ahrens (left) and animal caretaker Adolfo Pena inspect for cattle fever ticks

The Livestock Insect Workers Conference (LIWC) is a professional society of veterinary entomologists and industry experts in North America who conduct research on animal ectoparasites including mites, ticks, lice, and biting flies or who otherwise work to control these pests.  The LIWC also serves to disseminate information about new products or novel methods to control these pests.  Members of the LIWC hold an annual conference to share knowledge and address issues related to control of animal ectoparasites.


The 2022 LIWC Annual Conference will be held in-person June 5-8 in Dallas, Texas.  View the conference registration page:  Conference Registration.

Meeting Participants at the 2018 Annual Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico

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