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Special Announcement: ASF in China
August 8, 2018 — Paul Sundberg [News]
The first case of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been reported in China. First identified on August 1st, the outbreak was located in the northeast, in the city Shenyang, district of Shenbei New, in...
Grooms Named Dean of Iowa State Veterinary College
August 1, 2018 —  [News]
Dan Grooms, professor and chair of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at Michigan State University, has been appointed the next Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean of the College of Veterinary...
CAST Issues Paper on Genome Editing in Agriculture
July 9, 2018 —  [News]
Twentieth-century advances in plant and animal breeding did much to help meet the increasing food, fiber, feed, and fuel needs of an expanding world. But continued population growth, resource...
Population Sciences in Animal Health PhD Approved
June 20, 2018 —  [News]
The Board of Regents has approved a new Ph.D. in population sciences in animal health in the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine. [Source: ISU CVM] The new program...
Indiana Gene Transfer Center Open House
May 23, 2018 —  [News]
DNA Genetics, the second largest swine genetic supplier in North America, invites you to the open house of their state-of-the-art genetic transfer center on Thursday May 24. The newly constructed...
Indiana Gene Transfer Center Open House
May 16, 2018 —  [News]
DNA Genetics, the second largest swine genetic supplier in North America, invites you to the open house of their state-of-the-art genetic transfer center on Thursday May 24. The newly constructed...
Indiana Gene Transfer Center Open House
May 9, 2018 —  [News]
DNA Genetics, the second largest swine genetic supplier in North America, invites you to the open house of their state-of-the-art genetic transfer center on Thursday May 24. The newly constructed...
Manitoba PEDv Outbreak Under Control
May 9, 2018 —  [News]
The Office of Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer reports all but three of the 80 swine herds infected during a 2017 PEDv outbreak have now reached presumptive negative or are transitioning to...
FDA Answers VFD Audit Questions in Upcoming Webinar
May 2, 2018 —  [News]
With implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) changes now over a year underway, the FDA inspection process is expected to happen more frequently in the coming months. GlobalVetLINK...
FDA Answers VFD Audit Questions in Upcoming Webinar
April 25, 2018 —  [News]
With implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) changes now over a year underway, the FDA inspection process is expected to happen more frequently in the coming months. GlobalVetLINK...
1918 Pandemic Flu
April 18, 2018 — Harry Snelson [News]
The first mentions of the 1918 influenza pandemic in public health reports in the United States took place in April 1918. The pandemic devastated entire communities and took an estimated 675,000...
OMS Live Barn Tour Pilot Program Featured at Pork Forum
April 4, 2018 —  [News]
The latest OMS milestone took center stage during the National Pork Industry Forum held in Kansas City, Missouri, February 28 - March 2, 2018. Forum delegates heard and saw how OMS speakers are now...
SHIC Board of Directors News
April 4, 2018 — Paul Sundberg [News]
Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Board Member Dr. Brett Kaysen of Colorado resigned his position as the representative from National Pork Board last month due to a career change. Gene Noem of...

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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