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Showing only stories from the Research category: Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians. -- show all categories

SHIC-Funded Study on Senecavirus Offers Keen Insights
October 26, 2016 —  [Research]
A recent study of Senecavirus A (SVA, formerly known as Seneca Valley virus) offers valuable new insights into this increasingly important disease pathogen to the U.S. pork industry. This work,...
NIFA & ARS Research Webinar Series
October 19, 2016 —  [Research]
You are invited to participate in USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) and Agricultural Research Service’s webinar series to collect and discuss stakeholder input addressing...
NIFA & ARS Research Webinar Series
October 12, 2016 —  [Research]
You are invited to participate in USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) and Agricultural Research Service’s webinar series to collect and discuss stakeholder input addressing...
Improving Biosecurity in Transport
October 5, 2016 —  [Research]
It has been shown that transportation can be a major vector for disease transmission, and improved sanitation is a key factor in reducing transmission. The need for better cleaning and sanitizing...
Antibiotic Resistance Can Occur Naturally in Soil Bacteria
September 21, 2016 —  [Research]
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found antibiotic-resistant bacteria in prairie soils that had little or no exposure to human or animal activity. [Source: ARS, September 21, 2016...
New Virus Officially Named Influenza D
September 7, 2016 —  [Research]
The executive committee of the International Committee of Taxonomy of Viruses officially approved naming a new virus "influenza D" — as the South Dakota State University researchers who...
USDA-NIFA-AFRI Funding Opportunities
May 25, 2016 —  [Research]
Clicking on the links will bring you to the Request for Applications (RFA) page. Program contacts and more specific information for each program (including how to apply) is found in the RFAs and...
Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases
April 20, 2016 —  [Research]
A comprehensive history of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD) has been published by Cambridge Journals in a recent issue of Animal Health Research Reviews. The link to the...
KSU Survey Request
April 13, 2016 — Harry Snelson [Research]
Dr. Glynn Tonsor at Kansas State University invites AASV members to complete a short survey designed to gather expert opinions on animal disease biosecurity efforts in the U.S. swine industry. The...
KSU Survey Request
April 6, 2016 — Harry Snelson [Research]
Dr. Glynn Tonsor at Kansas State University invites AASV members to complete a short survey designed to gather expert opinions on animal disease biosecurity efforts in the U.S. swine industry. The...
KSU Survey Request
March 30, 2016 — Harry Snelson [Research]
Dr. Glynn Tonsor at Kansas State University invites AASV members to complete a short survey designed to gather expert opinions on animal disease biosecurity efforts in the U.S. swine industry. The...
BIVI Announces 2016 Swine Research Award Recipients
March 9, 2016 —  [Research]
The Respiratory Disease Research Board, with support from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI), has selected three research proposals to fund as part of its 2016 Awards for Advancing Research...

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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