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ISU CVM Offers Swine-Specific Internships
January 17, 2018 —  [Students]
The Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine (ISU CVM) is seeking veterinary student applicants for two distinct, swine-specific internship programs, the Swine Medicine Applied Research...
Seaboard Foods Production Health Veterinary Internship
January 17, 2018 —  [Students]
The Seaboard Foods veterinarian internship gives veterinary students insight and experience in population medicine as it is applied in an integrated pork production system. The veterinarian...
AVMA Call for Applicants to Serve on COE
January 17, 2018 —  [News]
The AVMA Council on Education Selection Committee is seeking interested and qualified veterinarians to serve on the Council. This is one of the most important volunteer roles that AVMA members can...
New Online Course Available in February 2018
January 17, 2018 —  [News]
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is deeply affecting the US and global swine industries. PRRS virus is commonly managed on farms through both immunization protocols to decrease...
Wisconsin Adopts New Swine Rules
January 16, 2018 — Harry Snelson [Gov.]
Effective February 1, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection will enact new rules requiring swine entering or moving within Wisconsin to originate from a herd that has...
SMECast to Feature Dr. Phil Gauger Speaking on IAV-S January 25
January 16, 2018 — ISU Swine Medicine Education Center
AASV and the Swine Medicine Education Center (SMEC) at Iowa State University (ISU) are excited to extend the invitation to view the Swine Medicine Talks: An AASV and SMECast Series for Veterinary...
Swine Veterinarians Invited to Apply for Hogg Scholarship
January 16, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation is pleased to offer the Hogg Scholarship, established to honor the memory of longtime AASV member and swine industry leader Dr Alex Hogg....
People on the Move: Dr. Ron Kaptur
January 16, 2018 —  [AASV]
As of Monday, January 8, Dr. Ron Kaptur has joined Phibro Animal Health as Technical Service Veterinarian. Dr. Kaptur earned a Bachelor's degree in Biology from King's College and his DVM degree from...
Position Announcement: Chief Executive Officer
January 16, 2018 — Prairie Swine Centre - Saskatoon, Sask. [Jobs]
Prairie Swine Centre Inc. (PSC) is a unique research, knowledge transfer and training company focused on the Canadian pork industry with an operating budget approaching $4 million annually. This...
Doc Tales
January 16, 2018 — Harry Snelson [OP-ED]
Last week's Doc Tales recounting an "out of the mouths of babes" story apparently struck home with a number of you. I received the following stories from prominent members of our...
AASV Foundation Research Proposals Due January 16
January 15, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
As part of its mission to fund research with direct application to the profession, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation is accepting research proposals to be considered for...
APHIS Recognizes Mexico as Free of Classical Swine Fever
January 12, 2018 —  [USDA]
The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is recognizing Mexico as free of classical swine fever (CSF). At the request of Mexico's...
Register Now for the 2018 AASV Annual Meeting
January 10, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Hotel reservations: check! Airline flight to San Diego: check! AASV meeting registration: ??? Online registration opened just 3 weeks ago for the 2018 AASV Annual Meeting, so it's time to check one...
AASV Candidate for Vice President: Dr. Jeff Harker
January 10, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The annual election for AASV Vice President is under way. The nominee is Dr. Jeff Harker (Frankfort, Indiana), with space on the ballot for a write-in candidate. Information about Dr. Harker appears...
Nominations Due Next Week for 3 AASV District Directors
January 10, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Have you ever considered serving the AASV in a governing role? Nominations for the office of AASV District Director are currently being sought in three AASV districts. Nomination cards have been...
Swine Veterinarians Invited to Apply for Hogg Scholarship
January 10, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation is pleased to offer the Hogg Scholarship, established to honor the memory of longtime AASV member and swine industry leader Dr Alex Hogg....
PQA Advisor Certification Session
January 10, 2018 —  [News]
Iowa Pork Industry Center is planning a Pork Quality Assurance advisor certification session for Feb. 13 in Ames. Because the program was completely revised in 2016 attendance at a daylong session...
PIC Swine Veterinary Externship Program
January 10, 2018 —  [Students]
PIC North America offers a limited number of two-week externships based in Hendersonville, TN, for veterinary students committed to swine production medicine. Current third year students are...

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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