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Golf for the Foundation August 24
April 26, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Mark your calendar! The popular AASV Foundation Golf Outing is set for Thursday, August 24 at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames, Iowa. Proceeds from the event benefit the AASV Foundation and...
World Veterinary Day
April 26, 2017 —  [News]
World Veterinary Day (WVD) will take place globally on 29 April 2017.This event aims to highlight and promote the different facets of the work performed by veterinarians all over the world and to...
Doc Tales
April 26, 2017 — 
"If it stinks, wash it!" - Dr. Locke Karriker referring to transport sanitation but actually applicable to a wide range of situations (particularly when raising young kids, he notes)....
Perdue “Very Good” For U.S. Agriculture
April 25, 2017 —  [USDA]
Calling him "very good for America's farmers and ranchers," the National Pork Producers Council congratulated former Georgia Gov. George "Sonny" Perdue on his confirmation today...
Edible CRISPR Could Replace Antibiotics
April 24, 2017 —  [Research]
Researchers are developing a probiotic to make disease-causing bacteria self-destruct. [Source: Technology Review, by Emily Mullin, April 17, 2017] As resistance to antibiotics...
Workshop Focuses on a National Bio-Surveillance System
April 24, 2017 —  [News]
The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence, along with the National Pork Board (NPB) and the Swine Health Information Center...
2017 Podcast Series: Pete Schneider
April 24, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 29 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...
A (Practice) Tip or Two for You ...
April 20, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Each year at the AASV Annual Meeting, the "AASV's Got Talent" Practice Tips seminar shares useful information to benefit the "boots-in-the-barn" veterinarian. While there are no formal...
What's a Swine Vet Worth? AASV Salary Survey Now Under Way
April 19, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
What's a swine veterinarian worth? Isn't that what we all want to know? Are your salary and benefits comparable to those of your colleagues? Are you paying your associate veterinarians enough to keep...
USDA Publishes 2016 Influenza Surveillance Reports
April 19, 2017 —  [USDA]
The USDA has posted all the Fiscal Year 2016 quarterly reports for the Influenza A Virus in Swine Surveillance Program on the department's Swine Health Monitoring Surveillance website....

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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