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Save the Date: AASV Foundation Golf Outing
April 18, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Mark your calendar! The popular AASV Foundation Golf Outing is set for Thursday, August 22 at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames, Iowa. Proceeds from the event benefit the AASV Foundation and...
Webinar April 24: PCV2 - Where Are We at Today?
April 17, 2019 —  [Conf.]
National Hog Farmer is pleased to announce the launch of "Science Talks," a new webinar series sponsored by Merck Animal Health. The first episode of this new series will air April 24 at 3...
WAPO Gets it Wrong on Pork Inspection
April 17, 2019 —  [Gov.]
NPPC Hogs on the Hill Blog was disappointed to read a Washington Post story this week on a new pork inspection system under USDA consideration. The new system, one that has been tested and...
Sharing Your Secure Pork Supply Plan
April 17, 2019 —  [An.H.]
You've heard the name before. You've seen him or her speak at an industry event. You've seen the warnings the office has issued regarding anthrax or bovine tuberculosis outbreaks in the state. But...
NPPC Cancels 2019 World Pork Expo as Precaution
April 10, 2019 —  [Ind.]
The National Pork Producers Council's board of directors today announced its decision to cancel World Pork Expo 2019 out of an abundance of caution as African swine fever (ASF) continues to spread in...
Veterinary Biologics Training Program Registration Open
April 10, 2019 —  [Conf.]
Registration for the Veterinary Biologics Training Program, May 20-24, 2019 is open through April 15. If space is available, late applications will be accepted. The Veterinary Biologics Training...
Obituary – Dr. Norman Stewart
April 9, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
It was with great sadness that we learned of the recent death of Dr. Norman Stewart. Dr. Stewart was the liaison for the AASV Foundation-Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarships and will...
Obituary – Dr. David Van Metre
April 9, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
We were saddened to learn of the sudden death of Dr. David Van Metre, AASV faculty contact, professor of livestock medicine and surgery, and instructor of swine medicine at Colorado State University...
April Swine Disease Monitoring Report Now Available
April 9, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [An.H.]
The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) April Domestic Swine Disease Monitoring Report features a new online portal for viewing full report dashboards. The new page does...
Pork Checkoff Research Review
April 9, 2019 —  [Ind.]
Read the latest Pork Checkoff Research Review. Headlines include: ASF virus can be transmitted through feed and liquid Ultra-high phytase doses boost late-finishing results Preventative...
Got Suggestions? (for the 2020 Annual Meeting)
April 3, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
If you attended the 50th AASV Annual Meeting in Orlando, thank you! We hope it was an enjoyable and productive meeting for you. Please help us improve future AASV meetings by providing your comments...

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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