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Share Your Tip - Win Cash!
August 31, 2015 —  [AASV]
Here is your chance to win a cash prize at the 2016 AASV Annual Meeting! Do you have something you would like to present at AASV, but you don’t want to write a paper? The 2016 Practice Tips seminar...

Survey Request: Want to Know what to do with your Next PRRS Break?
August 26, 2015 — Dr. Jim Lowe [Research]
So do researchers at the University of Illinois! We have learned a lot in the last several years about what management practices create the most value – the TTNP and TTBP projects were critical in...

Call for Student Abstracts: AASV 2016 Annual Meeting
August 26, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians announces an opportunity for veterinary students to make a scientific presentation during the Student Seminar at the AASV annual meeting in New...

Call for Industrial Partners Submissions: AASV 2016 Annual Meeting
August 26, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians invites submissions for the Industrial Partners portion of the 47th AASV Annual Meeting, to be held February 27 – March 1, in New Orleans, Louisiana....

IPVS 2016 -- Registration Now Open!
August 26, 2015 —  [Conf.]
Registration is now open for the International Pig Veterinary Society Congress in Dublin, Ireland from 7th - 10th June, 2016, in partnership with the 8th European Symposium of Porcine Health...

Fine Weather, Keen Competition Highlight AASV Foundation Golf Outing
August 26, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Landsmeer Golf Club greeted 14 teams of AASV Foundation golfers on August 20 with the weather every golfer dreams of, but rarely encounters on an Iowa summer afternoon: sunny yet cool with a light,...

25th Annual Carthage Swine Conference
August 26, 2015 —  [Conf.]
Register ONLINE TODAY for the Carthage Veterinary Service Ltd 25th Annual Swine Conference held on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 on the scenic campus of Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL. This...

Ceva Animal Health Requests Proposals for Swine Reproductive Research
August 26, 2015 —  [Research]
Ceva Animal Health is seeking proposals for applied research studies that will focus on improving gilt and sow reproductive performance to help answer long-standing questions in swine breeding....

Position Announcement: Veterinarian, U.S. Pork Technical Services
August 26, 2015 — Zoetis
Zoetis, the leading animal health company, seeks a veterinarian with at least 3 years of swine-related practice and/or production system experience. The successful candidate is to be located in the...

Position Announcement: Residency Training Program in Nutrition and Toxicology
August 26, 2015 — Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine [Jobs]
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University offers a unique residency training program in nutrition and toxicology. The resident will be based in the Diagnostic Center for...

Swine Health Information Center Investigates Seneca Valley Virus
August 25, 2015 —  [An.H.]
The executive director of the U.S. based Swine Health Information Center is investigating the identification of Seneca Valley Virus and Seneca Valley Virus infection that were found in the U.S. this...

Concentration, Size Distribution, and Infectivity of Airborne Particles Carrying Swine Viruses
August 25, 2015 —  [Abs.]
When pathogens become airborne, they travel associated with particles of different size and composition. Particle size determines the distance across which pathogens can be transported, as well as...

“Major Step” Toward Universal Flu Vaccine
August 25, 2015 —  [News]
Scientists have taken a major step towards creating a vaccine that works against multiple strains of influenza, according to two studies published Monday in top journals. [Source: Global Post, August...

FDA Releases Biannual Progress Report, Announces Public Meeting on Use of Antimicrobials in Food-producing Animals
August 25, 2015 —  [Pharm.]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced its third progress report highlighting its recent actions to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals. The agency is...

FDA Seeks Comments on Combination Drugs
August 25, 2015 —  [Pharm.]
The FDA is considering changing the approval process for drugs used in combination in medicated feeds. Currently, the use of combined drugs in a medicated feed requires an approved new animal drug...

Call for Student Abstracts: AASV 2016 Annual Meeting
August 19, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians announces an opportunity for veterinary students to make a scientific presentation during the Student Seminar at the AASV annual meeting in New...

Call for Industrial Partners Submissions: AASV 2016 Annual Meeting
August 19, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians invites submissions for the Industrial Partners portion of the 47th AASV Annual Meeting, to be held February 27 – March 1, in New Orleans, Louisiana....

96th CRWAD -- Call for Abstracts
August 19, 2015 —  [Conf.]
You are invited you to submit an abstract to the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD) meeting Dec. 7-9, Marriott, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois. Everyone who has an abstract...

2015 North American PRRS Symposium (NA-PRRS)Emerging and Foreign Animal Diseases
August 19, 2015 —  [Conf.]
This is the first announcement for the 2015 North American PRRS Symposium. The conference will be held Saturday, December 5 to Sunday, December 6 at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Chicago....

A Review of Feed Efficiency in Swine: Biology and Application
August 19, 2015 —  [Abs.]
Feed efficiency represents the cumulative efficiency with which the pig utilizes dietary nutrients for maintenance, lean gain and lipid accretion. It is closely linked with energy metabolism, as the...

NARMS Integrated Report: 2012-2013
August 19, 2015 —  [Pharm.]
This report summarizes the major findings of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) for calendar years 2012 and 2013. The most important resistance findings for Salmonella,...

Changes in Service Availability for International Health Certificates
August 19, 2015 —  [USDA]
As an accredited veterinarian you are participating in a critical element of US trade with the world. While it might not be obvious that livestock or pets traveling internationally is “trade”,...

National Institute Announces Next Antibiotic Symposium
August 19, 2015 —  [Conf.]
Today there is an increased need for stewardship whenever antibiotics are used. The threat of a "post-antibiotic era" is rising as antibiotic resistance increases. As declared by the U.S....

Survey Request: Continuity of Business Planning for Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness
August 19, 2015 — Gilbert Patterson, VMD [FAD]
Following recent discussion at the AASV session during the World Pork Expo, researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed an online based survey seeking broad industry input to help...

Position Announcement: Senior Veterinarian Technical Services (Swine)
August 18, 2015 — Bayer Animal Health [Jobs]
Bayer Animal Health seeks to fill a Senior Veterinarian Technical Services (Swine) position. The position is primarily responsible for the implementation and technical product management of products...

Call for Industrial Partners Submissions: AASV 2016 Annual Meeting
August 12, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians invites submissions for the Industrial Partners portion of the 47th AASV Annual Meeting, to be held February 27 – March 1, in New Orleans, Louisiana....

Call for Student Abstracts: AASV 2016 Annual Meeting
August 12, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians announces an opportunity for veterinary students to make a scientific presentation during the Student Seminar at the AASV annual meeting in New...

AASV Research Topics Abstracts Due Friday, August 14
August 12, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Plans are underway for the 47th annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV), to take place in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 27 – March 1, 2016. As part of the...

96th CRWAD -- Call for Abstracts
August 12, 2015 —  [Conf.]
You are invited you to submit an abstract to the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD) meeting Dec. 7-9, Marriott, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois. Everyone who has an abstract...

APHIS Adopts Feral Swine Damage Management Program
August 12, 2015 —  [USDA]
Due to the growing threats from feral swine, Congress has appropriated funds and directed APHIS to implement a national program to manage feral...

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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