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National Influenza Vaccination Week
December 4, 2019 — Abbey Canon [Hum.H.]
'Tis the season - influenza season. And there's still time to get vaccinated! December 1-7, 2019, is National Influenza Vaccination Week and a perfect time to get vaccinated if you haven't already....
People on the Move: Dr. Chelsea Hamilton
December 4, 2019 —  [AASV]
Dr. Chelsea Hamilton recently began work in a new, dual position as a Central District Veterinarian for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) and an Affiliate Assistant...
Position Announcement: Associate Director Technical Services
December 4, 2019 — Tyson Foods, Inc. [Jobs]
Tyson Foods Inc, the world's largest protein producer and the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500, is looking for a candidate to manage our Pork Group Technical Services...
Doc Tales
December 4, 2019 — Harry Snelson [OP-ED]
As I write this, I'm seated on a flight from Chicago to Ft. Myers, Florida in early December. The thing that struck me as I boarded was the overwhelming preponderance of old people on this flight....
Swine Veterinarians Invited to Apply for Hogg Scholarship
December 3, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation is pleased to offer the Hogg Scholarship, established to honor the memory of longtime AASV member and swine industry leader Dr Alex Hogg....
Veterinary Students Eligible for $500 Externship Grants
December 3, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Veterinary students, are you planning an externship focusing on swine practice? Take note: the AASV Foundation reimburses up to $500 in expenses incurred by students who complete a 2-week or longer...
AASV Awards Nominations Due December 15
December 2, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Do you know an AASV member whose dedication to the association and the swine industry is worthy of recognition? The AASV Awards Committee would like your help in identifying members who are well...
SHIC Diagnostic Assay Catalog Updated with New Tools
November 27, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [An.H.]
An updated Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Diagnostic Assay Catalog has been posted and now includes Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISAs) for detection of antibodies in serum and oral...
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin
November 27, 2019 —  [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...
Collecting Oral Fluid Samples from Due-to-Wean Litters
November 27, 2019 —  [Abs.]
Oral fluids are a common diagnostic sample in group-housed nursery, grow-finish, and adult swine. Although oral fluids from due-to-wean litters could be a valuable tool in monitoring pathogens and...
Half-Life of African Swine Fever Virus in Shipped Feed
November 27, 2019 —  [Abs.]
African swine fever virus is transmissible through animal consumption of contaminated feed. To determine virus survival during transoceanic shipping, we calculated the half-life of the virus in 9...
Position Announcement: Associate Director Technical Services
November 27, 2019 — Tyson Foods, Inc. [Jobs]
Tyson Foods Inc, the world's largest protein producer and the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500, is looking for a candidate to manage our Pork Group Technical Services...
It's Time to Renew Your AASV Membership for 2020
November 26, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Membership renewal notices have been mailed to all Veterinarian and Affiliate members for the AASV 2020 membership year. Membership may be renewed by mail or online at...
Opportunity for Service: AASV District Director
November 26, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Have you ever considered serving the AASV in a governing role? Or is there a member you would like to see in a leadership position within AASV? Take note: Four AASV District Directors will be...

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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