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AASV Office Closed for Labor Day
August 31, 2016 —  [AASV]
The AASV office will be closed on Monday September 5th in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The office will re-open on Tuesday morning. We hope you and your family enjoy the end-of-summer holiday!...
Butch Baker Seeks New Blood
August 31, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Last spring, when Butch Baker agreed to chair the AASV Foundation Auction Committee, he didn't know that a few long-time committee members would be retiring. But that hasn't dampened his enthusiasm -...
NA-PRRS Symposium Abstract Submissions Due September 1
August 31, 2016 —  [Conf.]
Abstract submissions for the 2016 North American PRRS Symposium (NA-PRRS) Emerging and Foreign Animal Diseases are due September 1st. The meeting, held in conjunction with NC229 and the Conference of...
Celebrate 50 Years of Protecting Animals with APHIS
August 31, 2016 —  [USDA]
Many people know that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is the agency tasked with administering the Animal Welfare Act (AWA). But did you know that this is the 50th anniversary...
People on the Move: Dr. Jess Waddell
August 31, 2016 —  [AASV]
Dr. Jess Waddell recently joined PIC as a Health Assurance Veterinarian. He will be responsible for the implementation and communication of the PIC Health Assurance Program, which protects PIC supply...
Golfers tee off to support AASV Foundation
August 30, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
An overcast sky and comfortable temperatures provided enjoyable conditions for the 11 teams of golfers who participated in the 2016 AASV Foundation Golf Outing. The event was held August 25 at the...
Position Announcement: Lecturer in Swine Health and Production Medicine
August 30, 2016 — North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine [Jobs]
The Department of Population Health and Pathobiology at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications from qualified individuals for a non-tenure track...
Position Announcement: Swine Veterinarian
August 30, 2016 — Tyson Foods [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....
Position Announcement: Staff Veterinarian
August 30, 2016 — Seaboard Foods - Guymon, Oklahoma [Jobs]
Seaboard Foods is seeking a staff veterinarian to join the production management team for farm operations located in the state of Oklahoma. The position offers a unique opportunity for veterinarians...
Wanted: A Few Good Tips
August 24, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Is there a disease or situation you are seeing that has been especially difficult? What's one thing you do that makes you more efficient? Impresses your clients? Helps you communicate? Makes a...
Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health; Meeting
August 24, 2016 —  [USDA]
This is a notice to inform the public of an upcoming meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health. The meeting is being organized by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service...
SHIC Makes Progress on Rapid Response Corps Project
August 24, 2016 — Paul Sundberg [Ind.]
The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) continues to make strides toward making nationwide operational disease preparedness a reality with its Rapid Response Corps (RRC) project. Specifically,...
Influenza Resources Available for Swine Exhibitions
August 24, 2016 — Harry Snelson [Hum.H.]
There have been reports lately of human influenza cases associated with swine exposure at fairs and exhibitions in Michigan and Ohio. Influenza A viruses can transmit in either direction between...
Call for Submissions: AASV Industrial Partners
August 23, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians invites submissions for the Industrial Partners portion of the 48th AASV Annual Meeting, to be held February 25-28, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. This is...
People on the Move: Dr. Carmen Alonso
August 23, 2016 —  [AASV]
As of August 8, Dr. Carmen Alonso has joined the Innovation team at Elanco Knowledge Solutions as an Associate Senior Consultant. She will be leading projects for the development of swine analytics...
Position Announcement: Staff Veterinarian
August 23, 2016 — Seaboard Foods of Iowa [Jobs]
Seaboard Foods of Iowa is seeking a staff veterinarian to join the production management team for farm operations located in the state of Iowa. The position offers a unique opportunity for...
AASV Opens Room Block in Denver
August 18, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
It's time to reserve lodging for the AASV 2017 Annual Meeting! The AASV room block at the Hyatt Regency Denver is now open for reservations. Single or double rooms are available for $195 per night,...
Golf for the Foundation on August 25
August 17, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Did you forget to register for the AASV Foundation Golf Outing? There's still room for a few more golfers! Contact the AASV office (Tel: 515-465-5255 or aasv@aasv.org) to reserve your spot. The...

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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