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USDA Assists Midwest Farmers Affected by Derecho
August 14, 2020 —  [News]
The USDA has announced the availability of assistance for agricultural producers in the Midwest affected by the recent severe weather to help eligible farmers and ranchers reestablish their...
What's YOUR tip?
August 11, 2020 —  [AASV]
The dictionary defines a "tip" as a small but useful piece of practical advice. Synonyms include a hint, suggestion, pointer, clue, guideline, recommendation, word of warning, or counsel....
Call for Abstracts: AASV Student Seminar
August 11, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians announces an opportunity for veterinary students to make a scientific presentation at the AASV Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, on Sunday,...
AASV Research Topics abstracts due August 14
August 11, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Plans are underway for the 52nd annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV), to take place February 27 - March 2, 2021 in San Francisco, California. The AASV is moving...
Position Announcement: Swine Veterinarian
August 7, 2020 — Smithfield Foods [Jobs]
Smithfield Foods seeks a swine veterinarian based in Iowa to promote animal health and wellbeing, with a focus on disease prevention and process improvement, in order to improve the health of the...
Call for Survey Participants – Pain Control
August 5, 2020 —  [Welfare]
North Carolina State University is conducting research on the use of pain control drugs on-farm. The goal of this research study is to gain a better understanding of the use of pain management drugs...
ACVPM Exam Application Period Now Open
August 5, 2020 —  [Practice]
The American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) seeks new Diplomates to join some of the most distinguished veterinary professionals in preventive medicine and public health at...
Register by Aug 5 for the AASV Foundation Golf Outing
August 4, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
With careful attention to social distancing guidelines and other COVID-19 precautions, plans are moving forward for the annual AASV Foundation Golf Outing, which is returning to Veenker Memorial Golf...
AASV Research Abstracts due August 14
August 4, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Plans are underway for the 52nd annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV), to take place February 27 - March 2, 2021 in San Francisco, California. The AASV is moving...

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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