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Save the Date: AASV Foundation Golf Outing August 23
April 18, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Mark your calendar! The popular AASV Foundation Golf Outing is set for Thursday, August 23 at Landsmeer Golf Club in Orange City, Iowa. Proceeds from the event benefit the AASV Foundation and provide...
House Farm Bill Includes FMD 'Vaccine Bank Funding
April 18, 2018 —  [FAD]
The U.S. House Committee on Agriculture has released its 2018 Farm Bill language. The agriculture panel's Farm Bill calls for first-year mandatory funding of $150 million for a Foot-and-Mouth Disease...
1918 Pandemic Flu
April 18, 2018 — Harry Snelson [News]
The first mentions of the 1918 influenza pandemic in public health reports in the United States took place in April 1918. The pandemic devastated entire communities and took an estimated 675,000...
2017 Pig Welfare Symposium Recordings Posted
April 18, 2018 —  [Welfare]
The National Pork Board is pleased to announce the recordings of the presentations from the inaugural Pig Welfare Symposium have been posted to http://www.pork.org. You may access the recordings...
Position Announcement: Director of Swine Veterinary Services
April 17, 2018 — Cactus Family Farms [Jobs]
Cactus Family Farms, a Division of Cactus Feeders, Inc., is now hiring a Director of Swine Veterinary Services. This position reports to the Director of Pork Production and is responsible for the...
People on the Move: Jamee Eggers
April 16, 2018 —  [AASV]
AASV Affiliate Member Jamee Eggers has accepted a position as Producer Education Director for the Iowa Pork Producers Association, where she will be working with the PQA/TQA programs and the Master...
Position Announcement: Director of Animal Welfare
April 16, 2018 — National Pork Board [Jobs]
The National Pork Board in Clive, IA, is seeking a dynamic person to become our Director of Animal Welfare within our Science and Technology Department. This person is responsible for assisting in...
Attending IPVS in China? Support Minneapolis 2022!
April 11, 2018 — University of Minnesota Swine Group [Conf.]
Help us bring the IPVS back to the United States by supporting "Minneapolis 2022." The last time the IPVS was held in the US was 2002, and before that, 1976. It's time to bring it back! We...
PED Infected Manitoba Swine Sites Down
April 11, 2018 —  [International]
Manitoba Pork reports all but four of the 80 Manitoba swine sites infected during a 2017 Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea outbreak have now reached or are close to reaching a presumptive negative status....
Video Describes Checkoff Return on Investment
April 11, 2018 —  [Ind.]
Harry Kaiser at Cornell University conducted an economic analysis of the National Pork Board's Checkoff Program. This video describes the findings of this analysis. The researcher evaluated the 5 key...
People on the Move: Dr. Laura Batista
April 11, 2018 — APC, Inc. [AASV]
APC, Inc. is pleased to announce that Laura Batista, MVZ, PhD has joined the team as a part-time technical consultant for Latin America, the United States and Canada. Dr. Batista will work with the...
Doc Tales
April 11, 2018 — Harry Snelson [OP-ED]
A lawyer from a lobbying firm in DC relayed the following story during the recent Swine Veterinarian Public Policy Advocacy Program's first training session. A Washington, DC Councilman showed up at...
Position Announcement: Large Animal Veterinarian
April 10, 2018 — Postville Veterinary Clinic [Jobs]
Large animal veterinarian wanted to join a 7 doctor mixed animal practice in northeast Iowa. A swine interest would be beneficial. Our practice consists of progressive dairy, swine, cow/calf, feedlot...
Position Announcement: Technical Service Veterinarian, Swine
April 10, 2018 — Pharmgate Animal Health [Jobs]
Pharmgate Animal Health seeks a Swine Technical Service Veterinarian to join our team in launching and supporting our innovative therapeutic and vaccine product lines in the USA and internationally....
European Symposium of Porcine Health Management
April 4, 2018 —  [Conf.]
The 10th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management 10th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) Organizing Committee, would like to invite you to Barcelona, Spain. Once again,...
OMS Live Barn Tour Pilot Program Featured at Pork Forum
April 4, 2018 —  [News]
The latest OMS milestone took center stage during the National Pork Industry Forum held in Kansas City, Missouri, February 28 - March 2, 2018. Forum delegates heard and saw how OMS speakers are now...
SHIC Board of Directors News
April 4, 2018 — Paul Sundberg [News]
Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Board Member Dr. Brett Kaysen of Colorado resigned his position as the representative from National Pork Board last month due to a career change. Gene Noem of...
PADRAP Website to be Discontinued
April 4, 2018 —  [AASV]
The Production Animal Disease Risk Assessment Program (PADRAP) website will no longer be available as of July 1, 2018. Support will be provided for current users and their data for a limited time in...

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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