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AASV Proceedings, Mobile App Available for Download
February 21, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The 2018 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 2018 dues-paid status...
Colorado Drops Import Permit Requirements for Electronic CVIs
February 21, 2018 — Harry Snelson [Practice]
The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) - Animal Health Division has announced they no longer require an import permit for Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) submitted electronically...
Allen D. Leman Swine Conference -- Save the Date
February 21, 2018 —  [Conf.]
The 2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference will be held Spetember 15 - 18 at the Saint Paul RiverCentre. It is internationally acclaimed for bringing science-driven solutions to the complex challenges...
Raised Without Antibiotics Survey
February 21, 2018 —  [Welfare]
Antibiotics are important for maintaining animal health, but their use has come under scrutiny in recent years due to the rise of antibiotic resistance globally. In the U.S., changes have been made...
Swine Veterinarians Public Policy Advocacy Program
February 21, 2018 —  [Ind.]
Have you ever wanted to change the world, or even just the U.S.A. National Pork Producers Council has an opportunity for veterinarians interested in how legislation, regulation and trade are...
AVMA Seeks Comment on Revised Model Veterinary Practice Act
February 21, 2018 —  [Practice]
The American Veterinary Medical Association's Model Veterinary Practice Act (MVPA) is a cornerstone policy that is used as a primary resource during the writing and review of veterinary practice acts...
Position Announcement: Technical Service Veterinarian, Swine
February 21, 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....
Doc Tales
February 21, 2018 — Harry Snelson [OP-ED]
A recent economic analysis out of Cornell showed tremendous returns on investment for research in the swine industry -- a 1% increase in farm production research increases producer profits by $10.76...
AASV 2018 Social Media Spotlight
February 14, 2018 — Lisa Tokach, AASV 2018 Social Media Coordinator [AASV]
Whether you love it or hate it, social media is the way information is quickly shared in today's culture. Two positive outcomes of a social media presence at our AASV meeting are the ability to tell...
Dr. Dick Taylor, 1936-2018
February 14, 2018 — Harry Snelson [AASV]
Dr. Richard F. "Dick" Taylor, 81, of Fayette, passed Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 at his home. Dr. Taylor was a charter and life member of the American Association of Swine Practitioners. At the...
Webinars Offered on PRRS/SECD Rule Changes
February 14, 2018 —  [Practice]
The UW-Extension Swine Team, in conjunction with Wisconsin Pork Association, will be hosting two webinars to provide details on the pending swine health rule that will establish herd testing...
AVMA Call for Applicants to Serve on COE
February 14, 2018 —  [News]
The AVMA Council on Education Selection Committee is seeking interested and qualified veterinarians to serve on the Council. This is one of the most important volunteer roles that AVMA members can...
Position Announcement: Technical Service Veterinarian, Swine
February 14, 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....
Mail Your District Director Ballot Today: Due Feb 23
February 13, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Elections are under way for the AASV District Director positions in districts 1, 4, and 6. Ballots have been mailed to voting members in each district. The candidates in each district are: District 1...
AASV Candidate for Vice President: Dr. Jeff Harker
February 13, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The annual election for AASV Vice President is drawing to a close. The nominee is Dr. Jeff Harker (Frankfort, Indiana), with space on the ballot for a write-in candidate. Information about Dr. Harker...
Students: Register for Speed Interviews in San Diego
February 13, 2018 — Jordan Gebhardt, AASV Student Delegate [AASV]
Students, are you looking for employment following graduation? Could any of us stand to improve our interview and communication skills? If so, we have the perfect opportunity to do so. The student...
Online Resources and Funding Available for Students
February 13, 2018 — 
Students, are you looking for a summer internship or planning future externship opportunities? As student members of AASV you have access to a database of swine-oriented opportunities available to...
Why is February 19 so Important?
February 8, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Monday, February 19 is the last day to register for the 2018 AASV Annual Meeting! After that, registration closes entirely until on-site registration opens in San Diego on Saturday, March 3. Don't...
Swine Veterinarians Public Policy Advocacy Program
February 7, 2018 —  [Ind.]
Have you ever wanted to change the world, or even just the U.S.A. National Pork Producers Council has an opportunity for veterinarians interested in how legislation, regulation and trade are...

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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