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Students: Sign up for the Merck Trivia Night in Orlando
January 16, 2019 —  [AASV]
Join your fellow students on Saturday, March 9, for a fun-filled, interactive evening of Swine Veterinary Medicine Trivia! Teams will be arranged when you arrive. The competition will begin at 7:00...
CEEZAD Accepting Applications for BSL-3 Summer Program
January 16, 2019 —  [Students]
The CEEZAD BSL-3 Training/Transboundary Animal Diseases Summer Program is designed to introduce graduate, DVM and upper-level undergraduate students to high-containment training and to provide...
Swine Veterinary Internship Program Application Now Open
January 16, 2019 —  [Students]
The Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine (ISU CVM) is seeking veterinary student applicants for the Swine Veterinary Internship Program (SVIP). There will be several openings for...
Mail Director Nominations to Arrive in AASV by January 25
January 15, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Nominations for the office of AASV District Director are currently being sought in three AASV districts. Nomination cards have been mailed to all eligible voters in Districts #3 (Arkansas, Kentucky,...
Students: Register for Speed Networking in Orlando
January 15, 2019 —  [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....
Swine Veterinarians Invited to Apply for Hogg Scholarship
January 15, 2019 — 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....
Candidate for AASV Vice President: Dr. Mary Battrell
January 15, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The annual election for AASV Vice President is under way. The nominee is Dr. Mary Battrell (Garland, North Carolina), with space on the ballot for a write-in candidate. Information about Dr. Battrell...
Position Announcement: Swine Veterinarian
January 15, 2019 — Holden Farms [Jobs]
Holden Farms seeks a veterinarian based near Northfield, Minnesota to work with both sow farm and grow-finish production teams to ensure herd health and animal welfare, improve overall production,...
Canon Hired as Director of Communications
January 9, 2019 —  [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) welcomes Dr. Abbey Canon as Director of Communications. Canon accepted the position currently held by Dr. Harry Snelson, who will assume the...
It's Time to Register for the 2019 AASV Annual Meeting!
January 9, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
We hope you've already made your lodging arrangements for AASV's 50th Annual Meeting - now it's time to register for the conference itself! Online registration has just opened for the meeting, to be...
First Case of PEDv Discovered in Alberta
January 9, 2019 —  [News]
A 400-head hog operation in Alberta has contracted the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus, a disease that causes diarrhea and vomiting in pigs. Alberta Pork is working closely with Alberta...
Look Out for Your Mate: Vets have Higher Mortality Rate
January 9, 2019 —  [News]
According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, veterinarians have a higher proportionate mortality ratio than the general population. Male...
ASF Continues to Expand in China and CSF in Japan
January 9, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [An.H.]
In the Swine Health Information Center's January Global Swine Disease Monitoring Report, it is stated Heilongjiang province reported the largest infected farm since the start of the African swine...
Swine Veterinary Internship Program Application Now Open
January 9, 2019 —  [Students]
The Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine (ISU CVM) is seeking veterinary student applicants for the Swine Veterinary Internship Program (SVIP). There will be several openings for...
District Director Nominations Under Way in 3 AASV Districts
January 8, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Nominations for the office of AASV District Director are currently being sought in three AASV districts. Nomination cards have been mailed to all eligible voters in Districts #3 (Arkansas, Kentucky,...
Students: Register for Speed Networking in Orlando
January 8, 2019 —  [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....

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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