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A DIVA Vaccine for Cross-Protection against Salmonella
February 4, 2016 —  [Abs.]
Swine are often asymptomatic carriers of Salmonella spp., a leading cause of human bacterial foodborne disease. Vaccination against Salmonella is effective for protecting animal health and enhancing...
AASV Vice President Candidates: Drs. Scanlon Daniels and James Kober
February 3, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The annual election for AASV Vice President is underway. The nominees are Drs. Scanlon Daniels (Dalhart, Texas) and James Kober (Holland, Michigan). Information about the candidates appears in the
"Homework" Assignment for AASV Annual Meeting Attendees
February 3, 2016 —  [AASV]
As AASV members prepare to Jazz it UP in the Big Easy, Alex Hogg Memorial Lecturer Dr. Peggy Anne Hawkins has a pre-meeting assignment for conference attendees. During the Alex Hogg Lecture, she will...
Kavault® is a First-In-Class Antibiotic
February 3, 2016 —  [Pharm.]
Kavault®, a new swine product from Elanco Animal Health, represents a first-in-class, animal use-only antibiotic for reduction in incidence and overall severity of diarrhea in the presence of...
2017 Federal Budget Supports Agricultural Research
February 3, 2016 —  [Research]
Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, Director, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, recently commented on the issue of agricultural research funding and President Obama’s proposal in the Fiscal Year 2017...
KSU Research Offers New Hope for Saving Runt Pigs
February 3, 2016 —  [News]
Kansas State University researchers are looking more closely at how piglets grow during their mother's pregnancy, and recent findings indicate greater hope for survival of the smallest in the litter....
PRRS, PEDV Control Proposal Carries Weight
February 3, 2016 —  [News]
Hog farmers are continually striving to keep disease from entering their farms. Knowing what diseases are out there is part of the problem, and Minnesota pork producers are trying to get a better...
FACT! We Don’t Want Any of These!
February 3, 2016 —  [News]
Twenty-five fact sheets on top swine diseases of concern are now available on the Swine Health Information Center’s (SHIC) website at http://www.swinehealth.org/fact-sheets/. Diseases on the list...
Wanted: Participants for "Vet Hunt" at AASV Annual Meeting
February 3, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The AASV Annual Meeting provides a perfect opportunity for veterinary students to establish relationships with practicing veterinarians. To facilitate this networking, we will again offer the...
Position Announcement: Swine Herd Health Veterinarian
February 2, 2016 — Bethany Animal Hospital [Jobs]
Position Open: Swine Heard Health Veterinarian located in Northern Illinois. Characteristics: Interests in Swine Production, Producer Education, Diagnostics, Disease Prevention, Disease Surveillance...
Position Announcement: Technical Services Veterinarian
February 2, 2016 — APC [Jobs]
APC seeks a Technical Services Veterinarian to provide technical advice, guidance and support to promote the sales and application of APC products worldwide across multiple animal production...
Position Announcement: Associate Director - Health
February 2, 2016 — The Maschhoffs [Jobs]
The Maschhoffs, the largest independent pork producers in the U.S., is looking for an Associate Director - Health, located within 60 mile radius of Pittsfield, Illinois. Job Overview Responsible for...
Position Announcement: Director of Pork Safety
January 28, 2016 — National Pork Board [Jobs]
The National Pork Board, located in Clive, IA, is seeking a dynamic person to act as our Director of Pork Safety. This position will be responsible for providing technical support for the National...
Influenza Surveillance Program Reports Released
January 27, 2016 —  [USDA]
USDA has released the first quarterly reports for the Influenza A Virus in Swine (IAV-S) Surveillance Program initiated in 2010. These reports summarize the results from the USDA-APHIS-VS IAV-S...
AASV Vice President Candidates: Drs. Scanlon Daniels and James Kober
January 27, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The annual election for AASV Vice President is underway. The nominees are Drs. Scanlon Daniels (Dalhart, Texas) and James Kober (Holland, Michigan). Information about the candidates appears in the
"Homework" Assignment for AASV Annual Meeting Attendees
January 27, 2016 —  [AASV]
As AASV members prepare to Jazz it UP in the Big Easy, Alex Hogg Memorial Lecturer Dr. Peggy Anne Hawkins has a pre-meeting assignment for conference attendees. During the Alex Hogg Lecture, she will...
Economics of Veterinary Medical Education Summit
January 27, 2016 —  [Conf.]
Michigan State University, in concert with AVMA and AAVMC, is sponsoring a conference to bring solutions to the educational debt challenge for veterinarians. Student debt and the cost of veterinary...
AVMA CEO Dr. Ron DeHaven to retire
January 27, 2016 —  [News]
Dr. Ron DeHaven’s passion for veterinary medicine is what brought him to the American Veterinary Medical Association on Aug. 9, 2007. That passion is what will guide him through the remaining months...
Input Sought on Swine Care Handbook
January 27, 2016 — Sherrie Webb [Ind.]
The Swine Care Handbook from the National Pork Board is a science-driven summary of swine care and husbandry practices. It serves as a resource for the industry’s certification programs and education...

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Category abbreviations: AASV=Membership information, announcements, and other information from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Abs.=Abstracts from journal articles of general interest to swine veterinarians.; ALERT=Used to create email alerts; An.H.=Animal Health; Conf.=Conference announcements and other continuing education opportunities; FAD="Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America.; Food=Food Safety; Gov.=Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians.; Hum.H.=Human health; Ind.=News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities.; International=Information regarding swine health and production internationally.; Jobs=Position announcements, primarily seeking swine veterinarians.; Meet=Provides a short synopsis of meetings of importance to swine veterinarians.; News=Agriculture related news events.; Nutr.=Swine nutrition; OP-ED=Opinion or editorial articles expressing the thoughts of individual Association members.; Pharm.=Pharmaceuticals and biologicals; PRRS=Articles from the AASV PRRS Task Force; Practice=Information associated with practice management or development.; Research=Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians.; Students=Information of interest to AASV student members.; USDA=US Dept. of Agriculture activities of interest to swine veterinarians.; Welfare=Animal welfare issues