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ISU CVM Offers Swine-Specific Internships
November 20, 2017 —  [Students]
The Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine (ISU CVM) is seeking veterinary student applicants for two distinct, swine-specific internship programs, the Swine Medicine Applied Research...
People on the Move: Dr. Jordan Graham
November 17, 2017 —  [AASV]
Dr. Jordan Graham recently joined the consulting veterinary team at Swine Vet Center (SVC). He will remain at his current location in Western Iowa, where he will be expanding SVC's service area. Dr....
AASV Student Delegate Applications Due November 27
November 15, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The AASV Student Recruitment Committee is accepting applications from veterinary students interested in serving as the Alternate Student Delegate on the AASV Board of Directors. This student will...
Free 1-Month Trial: SMEC Digital Library
November 15, 2017 — ISU Swine Medicine Education Center
The Swine Medicine Education Center (SMEC) at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine announces free access to The SMEC Digital Library for one month. This library provides access to a...
Obituary: David A. Schoneweis, AASV Charter Member
November 15, 2017 — Harry Snelson [AASV]
David Schoneweis, DVM, age 86, of Manhattan, died Thursday November 9, 2017 at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born on May 8, 1931, in Clay Center, Kansas and had been a Manhattan...
SHIC Seeking Your input for 2018 Plan of Work Priorities
November 15, 2017 — Paul Sundberg [News]
The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) continues to prioritize high-impact, urgent return on investment projects to monitor, predict, prepare, and respond to emerging diseases. Members of the...
Seaboard Foods Production Health Veterinary Internship
November 15, 2017 —  [Students]
The Seaboard Foods veterinarian internship gives veterinary students insight and experience in population medicine as it is applied in an integrated pork production system. The veterinarian...
Interested in Pursuing Graduate Education?
November 15, 2017 —  [News]
The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine has available two Fellowships, the Carlos Pijoan Fellowship and the Leman Fellowship to pursue a MS or PhD in the areas of swine production...
AASV Past Presidents Compete for New Donors
November 15, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
In the effort to increase the AASV Foundation endowment to $2 million by the 2019 AASV Annual Meeting, foundation chairman Dr John Waddell has issued the AASV Foundation Past Presidents Challenge....
Doc Tales
November 15, 2017 — Harry Snelson [OP-ED]
Dr. Paul Armbrecht shared the following wisdom from his 98 year old father: "Is the S or the C silent in scent??" "Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you!!"...
AASV Members Invited to View "Swine Medicine Talk" SMECast
November 14, 2017 — Iowa State University Swine Medicine Education Center
AASV and the Swine Medicine Education Center (SMEC) from Iowa State University (ISU) are excited to extend an invitation to all AASV members to view the Swine Medicine Talks: An AASV and SMECast...
Ten $5000 Scholarships to be Awarded in 2018
November 14, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The AASV Foundation is pleased to announce that Merck Animal Health has doubled its support for the AASVF-Merck Veterinary Student Scholarship Program, enabling the foundation to award ten $5000...
Position Announcement: Health Assurance Veterinarian
November 14, 2017 — PIC [Jobs]
PIC seeks a swine veterinarian to be responsible for the improvement and implementation of the Health Assurance Program in North America to enable the sustainable delivery of superior healthy genetic...
It's Time to Renew Your AASV Membership for 2018
November 13, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The 2018 AASV membership renewal notices have been mailed. Membership may be renewed by mail or online at http://ecom.aasv.org/membership. Good news: AASV membership dues remain the same as last...
Why Shop Anywhere Else??
November 8, 2017 — Harry Snelson [AASV]
Ok, here's the deal. The AASV Foundation Auction has everything you could possibly need for a magical excursion. Picture this - you and five of your closest pig pals travel out to Ames and spend an...
Vet Students: Apply for AASV Board Position
November 8, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The AASV Student Recruitment Committee is accepting applications from veterinary students interested in serving as the Alternate Student Delegate on the AASV Board of Directors. This student will...
AASV Influenza Working Group Offers Recommendations
November 8, 2017 — Marie Culhane [News]
To protect both human health and the swine herd, the AASV Influenza Working Group strongly advises that all personnel working in the pork-production industry be vaccinated against seasonal influenza...
New Euthanasia Workshops being Rolled Out
November 8, 2017 —  [Welfare]
Pork producers are committed to making sure their pigs receive proper humane animal care. But despite their best efforts, not every pig will make it to market. IPIC swine specialist J. Erik Potter...
U.S. Must Make Commitment to Agricultural Research
November 8, 2017 —  [Research]
The National Pork Producers Council in testimony delivered November 2nd urged Congress to renew its commitment to funding agricultural research to help America's farmers feed a growing world...
New Office Aims to Strengthen Relationships
November 8, 2017 —  [News]
Today, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) officially opened the OIE's U.S.-based liaison office in College Station, Texas. The office will be co-located with and hosted by the Institute...
Feral Swine in the US
November 8, 2017 —  [USDA]
Feral swine are not native to the Americas. They were first brought to the United States in the 1500s by early explorers and settlers as a source of food. Free-range livestock management practices...

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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