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People on the Move: Dr. Jessica Risser
October 16, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Dr. Jessica Risser has accepted a position with Elanco Animal Health as Senior Technical Consultant - Swine Business Unit. Dr. Risser is a 2009 DVM graduate of North Carolina State University and has...
Position Announcement: Swine Veterinarian (Vet I)
October 16, 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 Veterinarian to join our Pork Group Technical Services team....
AASV Announces Student Seminar Participants for 2020
October 15, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The AASV is pleased to announce the program for the Student Seminar at the 51st AASV Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Fifty-six veterinary students from 13 universities submitted abstracts for...
Don't Wait: It's Time to Donate!
October 15, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The AASV Foundation Auction Committee has begun reaching out to potential donors to solicit auction items and cash donations for this year's fundraising auction. Please contact any member of the...
Debt Relief Scholarship Available to Young Practitioners
October 15, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
For the second year, the AASV Foundation will award a $5000 scholarship to an AASV member engaged in private practice who is between 2 and 5 years post-graduation from veterinary school and who...
Veterinary Students Eligible for $500 Externship Grants
October 15, 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...
Do You Know an AASV Member Deserving of a Pat on the Back?
October 15, 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...
It's National Veterinary Technician Week
October 14, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
It's National Veterinary Technician Week! AASV extends our appreciation to all of our swine veterinary technicians and other staff working in swine health. Thank you for helping protect and promote...
Flu Vaccinations Protect People and Pigs
October 14, 2019 —  [Hum.H.]
Now that fall has arrived, it's time to schedule flu vaccinations for yourself, employees and family. "Everyone associated with the farm should be vaccinated whether they work directly with pigs...
Zoonoses Prevention Resources and Educational Materials
October 14, 2019 — Abbey Canon [Hum.H.]
The National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians has a toolkit containing resources to prevent zoonoses associated with animals in public settings. The Council of State and Territorial...
North Carolina Swine Veterinary Program November 1
October 9, 2019 —  [Conf.]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians District #2 is sponsoring a Swine Veterinary Program in coordination with the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association's (NCVMA) Annual Conference...
Passion for Pigs Seminar & Trade Show Set for December 10
October 9, 2019 — AASV Staff [Conf.]
The program is pending, but the date has been set for the 2019 Passion for Pigs Seminar & Trade Show, to take place December 10 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri....

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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