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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...
AVMA Call for Applicants to Serve on COE
January 17, 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 17, 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...
PQA Advisor Certification Session
January 10, 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 3, 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 3, 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...
SHIC Rapid Response Program Undergoes Beta-Test
December 20, 2017 — Paul Sundberg [News]
In early December, the Swine Health Information Center's (SHIC's) Rapid Response Program was beta-tested to find and fix any issues in implementation. The Program is designed to rapidly investigate...
Manitoba Well On Its Way Toward Ridding Itself of PED
December 20, 2017 —  [News]
The Office of Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer reports the province's pork sector is well on its way toward getting PED out of Manitoba. Since April, 80 sites in southeastern Manitoba (including...
New Online Course Available in February 2018
December 20, 2017 —  [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...
SHIC Rapid Response Corps Up, Beta-Testing, and Ready
December 13, 2017 — Paul Sundberg [News]
The Swine Health Information Center's Rapid Response Program, designed for epidemiological investigations of new emerging, transboundary, and endemic swine diseases, is well underway. Carried out by...
USDA Awards Funds to Support Rural Veterinary Services
December 6, 2017 —  [News]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced 13 grants to support rural veterinary services and relieve veterinarian shortages in parts...
Interested in Pursuing Graduate Education?
November 29, 2017 —  [News]
The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine has available two Fellowships, the Carlos Pijoan Fellowship and the Leman Fellowship to pursue a MS or PhD in the areas of swine production...
SHIC Seeking YOUR input for 2018 Plan of Work Priorities
November 27, 2017 —  [News]
The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) continues to prioritize high-impact, urgent return on investment projects to monitor, predict, prepare, and respond to emerging diseases. Members of 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