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AASV Staff Working Remotely Through April
April 3, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The AASV staff will be working remotely through the end of April to minimize risk associated with COVID-19 transmission. The office will often be unmanned except for critical activities. We will be...
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Farm Crisis Operations Planning Tool Now Available
April 2, 2020 — AASV Staff [Welfare]
In collaboration with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and Swine Health Information Center, the AASV has released a new tool to assist farmers and veterinarians with...
Four New Directors to Serve on AASV Board
April 1, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Four new AASV District Directors began their 3-year terms of office upon the conclusion of the April 1 Board of Directors' meeting, replacing Drs. Gene Nemechek, Bill Hollis, Jeff Kurt, and Blaine...
Student Resources
April 1, 2020 — AASV Staff
Hey students! Looking for resources to keep your swine medicine skills sharp? Want to dive deeper into a swine medicine topic? Look no further! A summary of resources can be found on the Student AASV...
AASV publishes Swine Disease Manual, 5th edition
April 1, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians is pleased to announce the publication of the 5th edition of the Swine Disease Manual, edited by Drs Eric Neumann, Alex Ramirez, and Kent Schwartz....
Student Podcast Award
April 1, 2020 —  [AASV]
Sam Baker, a second-year student in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, was awarded the Student Podcast Award for the most accessed podcast from the 2019 AASV Annual Meeting....
PPE Donations Needed
April 1, 2020 — Abbey Canon [AASV]
State and local health departments across the country are urging business and organizations, including veterinarians, to donate extra personal protective equipment (PPE) to assist human health care...
A Brief Introduction to Influenza A Virus in Swine
April 1, 2020 —  [Abs.]
Influenza A viruses (IAVs) of the Orthomyxoviridae virus family cause one of the most important respiratory diseases in pigs and humans. Repeated outbreaks and rapid spread of genetically and...
NPPC Cancels 2020 World Pork Expo
March 31, 2020 —  [Ind.]
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) today announced that its board of directors has decided to cancel the 2020 World Pork Expo in June due to COVID-19 human health concerns. World Pork Expo...
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin
March 30, 2020 —  [FAD]
Read the latest Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin brought to you by the Pork Checkoff, in collaboration with the National Pork Producers Council, Swine Health Information Center, USDA, and...
State-by-State Veterinary Board Actions During Pandemic
March 26, 2020 —  [Practice]
The American Association of State Veterinary Boards is compiling a list of states/provinces that have modified their CE requirements, telehealth rules, or made any other special action or...
Farm Crisis Operations Planning Tool Now Available
March 25, 2020 — AASV Staff [Welfare]
In collaboration with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and Swine Health Information Center, the AASV has released a new tool to assist farmers and veterinarians with...
PPE Donations Needed
March 25, 2020 — Abbey Canon [AASV]
State and local health departments across the country are urging business and organizations, including veterinarians, to donate extra personal protective equipment (PPE) to assist human health care...
Get to Know Your AASV District Director – Jeff Kurt
March 25, 2020 — Abbey Canon [AASV]
Finishing out his second term as the District 9 AASV Director next week, Dr. Jeff Kurt represents members from Minnesota and North Dakota. Dr. Kurt received his DVM from Iowa State University in...
ABVP Certifies Dr. Neumann in Swine Health Management
March 25, 2020 —  [News]
We are proud to announce that Dr. Eric Neumann, DVM MS PhD, of Mosgiel, New Zealand has been certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) specializing in Swine...
Passing of AASV Member Dr. Hanneke Feitsma
March 25, 2020 —  [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians was saddened to hear of the death of Dr. Hanneke Feitsma. With great sadness, Genus and PIC share with our customers, partners and friends in the...

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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