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Wake Up With USDA at the Annual Meeting
February 13, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Burning questions for USDA? Want to know more about African swine fever planning, stop movements, emergency response, indemnity, etc.? Now's your chance to ask! We have invited Dr. Jack Shere,...
Have You Voted? Balloting Ends February 28
February 12, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Elections for AASV District Directors are under way in four AASV districts. In addition, balloting is still in progress for the office of AASV Vice President. Have YOU voted? To check, log into your...
People on the Move: Dr. Erin Strait
February 12, 2020 —  [AASV]
Dr. Erin Strait has accepted a position as Director of Biological Innovation and Development for Poultry and Swine at Ceva Animal Health, where she will be leading vaccine development. Dr. Strait was...
Vet Students: Register for Speed Networking in Atlanta
February 11, 2020 —  [AASV]
Students, are you looking for employment following graduation? Could any of us stand to improve our interview, networking, and communication skills? If so, we have the perfect opportunity to do so....
Prepare Now for Animal Disease Emergency Response
February 11, 2020 —  [Conf.]
African swine fever. Virulent Newcastle disease. Highly pathogenic avian influenza. Foot and mouth disease. These high consequence animal diseases and others threaten U.S. livestock production and...
NPPC Applauds House Passage of Ag Inspectors Bill
February 11, 2020 —  [Gov.]
The U.S. House of Representatives today approved legislation that authorizes funding for 740 new agricultural inspectors at land, air and sea ports to prevent African swine fever (ASF) and other...
Position Announcement: Director of Swine Biologicals R&D
February 11, 2020 — Merck Animal Health [Jobs]
Merck Animal Health is looking for an Director of Swine Biologicals Research and Development based in De Soto, Kansas. The role of the R&D Director is to support the Global Species Head in the...
Position Announcement: Associate Swine Veterinarian
February 11, 2020 — South West Ontario Veterinary Services [Jobs]
South West Ontario Veterinary Services is a swine-only practice and a dynamic leader in the Pork Production Industry. We pride ourselves on stellar customer service, innovation and collaboration. We...
Attending the Annual Meeting? Prioritize Biosecurity!
February 10, 2020 —  [AASV]
As you finalize your travel plans to attend AASV's 51st Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, please remember to do your part to protect the U.S. swine herd from foreign animal diseases, including...
Pre-Registration Ends Friday for AASV Annual Meeting
February 8, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
It's time! Make sure you're registered for the AASV 2020 Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Pre-registration closes this Friday, February 14. After that, the member registration rate increases by $100....
People on the Move: Dr. Robert Desrosiers
February 7, 2020 —  [AASV]
Dr. Robert Desrosiers, who had been a technical service veterinarian with Boehringer Ingelheim Canada since 1997, is no longer an employee of the company. However, he is still working for them as a...
Wanted: Participants for "Vet Hunt" at AASV Annual Meeting
February 5, 2020 — 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...
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Live Webinar Feb 11
February 5, 2020 —  [Conf.]
Join the Iowa Pork Industry Cetner's Foreign Animal Disease Preparation live webinar on Tuesday, February 11 from 12:00-1:30 pm. The webinar will be led by Dr. Chris Rademacher and Amanda Chipman of...

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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