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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...
ISU Professor Receives AAVMC 2018 Melcher Award
February 28, 2018 —  [News]
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) has named James A. Roth, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM, the Clarence Hartley Covault Distinguished Professor in Iowa State University's (ISU)...
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...
PQA Advisor Certification Session
January 31, 2018 —  [News]
Iowa Pork Industry Center is planning a Pork Quality Assurance advisor certification session for Feb. 13 in Ames. Because the program was completely revised in 2016 attendance at a daylong session...
AVMA Call for Applicants to Serve on COE
January 31, 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...
New Online Course Available in February 2018
January 31, 2018 —  [News]
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is deeply affecting the US and global swine industries. PRRS virus is commonly managed on farms through both immunization protocols to decrease...
Not Too Late: Pork Checkoff Offers Influenza Defense Tips
January 24, 2018 —  [News]
Although this winter's influenza season is now in full force in both the human and swine populations, it's not too late to follow key biosecurity and health protocols to keep yourself, farm personnel...
SHIC Reports on 2017 Accomplishments
January 17, 2018 — Paul Sundberg [News]
The Swine Health Information Center presented its 2017 Annual Report and the Center's accomplishments on behalf of US pork producers at the National Pork Board meeting on January 9, 2018. The report...

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