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AASV Office Holiday Hours
May 23, 2018 — Harry Snelson [AASV]
The AASV office will be closed Monday May 28, 2018 for the Memorial Day holiday. The office will reopen Tuesday morning. Enjoy the holiday and join us in honoring our fallen heroes....
Attending IPVS in China? Support Minneapolis 2022!
May 23, 2018 — University of Minnesota Swine Group [Conf.]
Help us bring the IPVS back to the United States by supporting "Minneapolis 2022." The last time the IPVS was held in the US was 2002, and before that, 1976. It's time to bring it back! We...
AASV Annual Meeting: Call for Research Topics Abstracts
May 23, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Plans are underway for the 50th annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV), to take place March 9-12, 2019 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. As part of the meeting, there...
Indiana Gene Transfer Center Open House
May 23, 2018 —  [News]
DNA Genetics, the second largest swine genetic supplier in North America, invites you to the open house of their state-of-the-art genetic transfer center on Thursday May 24. The newly constructed...
Doc Tales
May 23, 2018 — Harry Snelson [OP-ED]
We just completed the AASV Program Planning Committee meeting for the 2019 AASV Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. The group gathered was energetic, thoughtful, informed and excited. I think they have...
Position Announcement: Herd Veterinarian
May 22, 2018 — The Maschhoffs [Jobs]
The Maschhoffs in Carlyle, Illinois, seeks a herd veterinarian. Job Duties and Responsibilities Assist in the development, implementation and execution of practices and programs that support the...
Obituary: Dr. John Berthelsen
May 18, 2018 — Harry Snelson [AASV]
The AASV was recently notified of the passing on February 22, 2018 of Dr. John Duane Berthelsen. Dr. Berthelsen was 86 years old and resided in Newton, Iowa. He was a 1971 charter member of the...
AASV to Hold Session at World Pork Expo
May 16, 2018 — Harry Snelson [AASV]
The AASV will hold a members-only session again this year at the World Pork Expo. This year's session will be chaired by AASV Vice president Jeff Harker. The discussion topic will be the pros and...
Indiana Gene Transfer Center Open House
May 16, 2018 —  [News]
DNA Genetics, the second largest swine genetic supplier in North America, invites you to the open house of their state-of-the-art genetic transfer center on Thursday May 24. The newly constructed...
Save the Date: AASV Foundation Golf Outing August 23
May 15, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Mark your calendar! The popular AASV Foundation Golf Outing is set for Thursday, August 23 at Landsmeer Golf Club in Orange City, Iowa. Proceeds from the event benefit the AASV Foundation and provide...
PQA Plus Training at World Pork Expo
May 15, 2018 —  [Ind.]
People who want to become certified as Pork Quality Assurance Plus 3.0 Advisors are reminded of the application deadline for a session during World Pork Expo in Des Moines. The Iowa Pork Industry...
AASV Leadership Transition Plan Announcement
May 14, 2018 — Dr. Scanlon Daniels [AASV]
AASV's Executive Director, Dr. Tom Burkgren, has announced his intention to retire in May, 2019. He has made this announcement a year in advance to help provide a positive and smooth transition of...
Indiana Gene Transfer Center Open House
May 9, 2018 —  [News]
DNA Genetics, the second largest swine genetic supplier in North America, invites you to the open house of their state-of-the-art genetic transfer center on Thursday May 24. The newly constructed...
Manitoba PEDv Outbreak Under Control
May 9, 2018 —  [News]
The Office of Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer reports all but three of the 80 swine herds infected during a 2017 PEDv outbreak have now reached presumptive negative or are transitioning to...
Up-to-Date SHIC Disease Monitoring Reports Posted
May 9, 2018 — Paul Sundberg [An.H.]
Recently updated domestic and global disease monitoring reports have been posted on the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) website. In the domestic report, it was noted there has been a...

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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