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Aim for the Sky: Silent Auction Bidding is Open!
February 15, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The AASV Foundation 2017 Auction Catalog was mailed out this week to all U.S. members. The booklet details nearly 60 got-to-have thing-a-mabobs and whatyamacallits that no self-respecting swine...
AASV Student Chapter Offers AASV Polos for Purchase
February 15, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
In an effort to raise funds for their AASV Club, veterinary students at Midwestern University are offering AASV polo shirts for sale. With sizes ranging from XS to 3XL, the polos feature the AASV...
Pork Sirloin Makes The Cut As A Heart-Healthy Roast
February 15, 2017 —  [Food]
Eating healthier just got easier with the addition of one more pork cut to the list of Heart-Check Certified products by the American Heart Association. The Pork Checkoff is working with the American...
SHIC Adds to Seneca A Virus Resources
February 15, 2017 —  [News]
The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) is pleased to publish the summary of work done by two Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Lab researchers to develop a set of diagnostic tools...
NPPC Offers Veterinary Student Externships
February 15, 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...
Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis
February 15, 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...
AASV Annual Meeting Proceedings, Mobile App Now Online
February 14, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The Proceedings of the 2017 AASV Annual Meeting are now available for members to download from the AASV website at https://www.aasv.org/annmtg/proceedings/ (AASV member username and password with...
Mail Your District Director Ballot Today: Due Feb 17
February 8, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Elections are under way for the AASV District Director positions in Districts 2, 5, 9, and 11. Ballots have been mailed to voting members in each district. The candidates in each district are:...
AASV Members: Speed Interview Sign-up Ends Friday
February 8, 2017 —  [AASV]
AASV members, would you like to meet the "up and coming" generation of swine veterinarians? Don't miss the opportunity to interview 3rd- and 4th-year veterinary students at the AASV Annual...
IIAD Bench to Shop Program Accepting Applications
February 8, 2017 —  [News]
Do you know any early-career faculty, post-doctoral candidates or graduate students who are interested in transboundary animal diseases and desire to gain the skills needed to take research...
AVMA Council on Education Seeks Volunteer
February 8, 2017 —  [News]
The AVMA Council on Education Selection committee is seeking interested and qualified clinical practitioners to serve on the Council. This is one of the most important volunteer roles that AVMA...
Seaboard Foods Offers Veterinary Internship
February 8, 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...

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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