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Call for Survey Participants – Pain Control
August 5, 2020 —  [Welfare]
North Carolina State University is conducting research on the use of pain control drugs on-farm. The goal of this research study is to gain a better understanding of the use of pain management drugs...
Call for Survey Participants – Pain Control
July 28, 2020 —  [Welfare]
North Carolina State University is conducting research on the use of pain control drugs on-farm. The goal of this research study is to gain a better understanding of the use of pain management drugs...
FDA Statement on the Use of Sodium Nitrite
June 23, 2020 —  [Welfare]
In correspondence with the USDA, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided the following statement regarding the use of sodium nitrite for the depopulation of swine during the COVID-19...
Iowa Resources Coordination Center
May 13, 2020 —  [Welfare]
The Iowa Resource Coordination Center (RCC) is a private-public partnership between the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa State University and the Iowa livestock associations....
CO2 Sources
May 8, 2020 —  [Welfare]
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COVID-19 Pork Production Materials
April 20, 2020 — AASV Staff [Welfare]
In the interest of addressing several pressing common pork industry issues that have arisen and may arise due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Pork Board and the American Association of Swine...
Farm Crisis Operations Planning Tool Now Available
April 2, 2020 — AASV Staff [Welfare]
In collaboration with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and Swine Health Information Center, the AASV has released a new tool to assist farmers and veterinarians with...
Farm Crisis Operations Planning Tool Now Available
March 25, 2020 — AASV Staff [Welfare]
In collaboration with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and Swine Health Information Center, the AASV has released a new tool to assist farmers and veterinarians with...
US Study to Focus on Enriching Pig Environment
March 18, 2020 —  [Welfare]
How can environmental enrichment techniques improve pig welfare, health and productivity? That question is soon key for researchers at the US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service...
Comments Sought on AVMA Euthanasia Guidelines
August 21, 2019 —  [Welfare]
The AVMA is in the process of updating its AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasis of Animals. This guidance represents best practices in humanely ending animals' lives when necessary. Recent advances...

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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