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NPPC Offers Veterinary Student Externships
January 18, 2017 —  [Students]
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) has an externship opportunity for four senior veterinary students annually. The externships are two weeks in length and take place in Washington, D.C. and...
PIC Swine Veterinary Externship Program
January 18, 2017 —  [Students]
Objective To expose proactive swine veterinary students to a pioneering genetics company with a focus on the role of the swine veterinarian in a high health breeding stock multiplication system....
ISU-CVM Offers Swine-Specific Summer Internships
January 17, 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...
Is It Really 'FDA Approved?'
January 17, 2017 —  [Gov.]
"FDA approved!"Maybe you saw those words on a company's website, or in a commercial promoting a new product or treatment. Some marketers may say their products are "FDA approved,"...
Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis
January 17, 2017 —  [Conf.]
Systematic reviews and meta-analysis are increasingly being used to summarize and synthesize the literature - from treatment options in humans or in animals, to evaluating complex interventions or...
Secure Pork Supply Plan - Update Webinar
January 17, 2017 —  [Ind.]
The size, structure, efficiency and extensive movement inherent in the swine industry will present unprecedented challenges in the event of a foreign animal disease (FAD) outbreak. A Secure Pork...
PEDV Transmits Rapidly from Personnel Protective Equipment
January 17, 2017 —  [Research]
Research results indicate that transmission of PEDV through contaminated personnel protective equipment is possible, and it can occur within 24 hours. [Source: National Hog Farmer, January 10, 2017]...
People on the Move: Dr. Todd Wolff
January 17, 2017 —  [AASV]
Dr. Todd Wolff recently accepted a position with Tyson foods as a staff veterinarian responsible for the health of their Midwest nursery, finisher, and wean-to-finish production sites. Dr Wolff was...
Tune in to SMECast Swine Medicine Talk on January 26
January 12, 2017 —  [AASV]
AASV and the Swine Medicine Education Center (SMEC) are excited to extend the invitation to view the Swine Medicine Talks: An AASV and SMECast Series for Veterinary Students Lecture 2 to all AASV...
AASVF Research Proposals Due January 16
January 11, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
As part of its mission to fund research with direct application to the profession, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation seeks research proposals for funding in 2017. Proposals...
SHIC Highlights 2016 Accomplishments
January 11, 2017 — Paul Sundberg [Ind.]
Looking back at 2016, the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) accomplished many things in its mission to protect and enhance the health of the United States swine herd. In the full 2016 Progress...
Pork Exports Set New Record
January 11, 2017 —  [Ind.]
U.S. red meat exports continued to build momentum in November, highlighted by a new monthly volume record for pork exports. Both pork and beef exports exceeded year-ago levels by more than 20 percent...
Classical Swine Fever Vaccines-State-of-the-Art
January 11, 2017 —  [Abs.]
Due to its impact on animal health and pig industry, classical swine fever (CSF) is still one of the most important viral diseases of pigs. To control the disease, safe and highly efficacious live...

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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