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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...
Study: Medium Chain Fatty Acids Protect Pigs from PEDv
February 10, 2016 —  [Research]
Fatty acids, well known to have a positive effect on human nutrition, may also one day help to protect pigs from a deadly virus. [Source: KSU, by Pat Melgares; reported in PorkNetwork, 2/9/16] Kansas...
2017 Federal Budget Supports Agricultural Research
February 3, 2016 —  [Research]
Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, Director, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, recently commented on the issue of agricultural research funding and President Obama’s proposal in the Fiscal Year 2017...
Call for Proposals Deadline Extended!
January 13, 2016 —  [Research]
Applications are now being accepted for Boehringer Ingelheim’s 2016 “Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease” (formerly PRRS Research Awards). The call for proposals deadline has been...
Call for Proposals Deadline Extended!
January 6, 2016 —  [Research]
Applications are now being accepted for Boehringer Ingelheim’s 2016 “Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease” (formerly PRRS Research Awards). The call for proposals deadline has been...
PRRS Research Award – Call for Proposals
December 30, 2015 —  [Research]
Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 “Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease” (formerly PRRS Research Awards). NEW! In 2016, award categories will be expanded to include...
Call for Proposals Deadline Extended!
December 23, 2015 —  [Research]
Applications are now being accepted for Boehringer Ingelheim’s 2016 “Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease” (formerly PRRS Research Awards). The call for proposals deadline has been...
PRRS Research Award – Call for Proposals
December 16, 2015 —  [Research]
Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 “Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease” (formerly PRRS Research Awards). NEW! In 2016, award categories will be expanded to include...
PRRS Research Award – Call for Proposals
December 2, 2015 —  [Research]
Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 “Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease” (formerly PRRS Research Awards). NEW! In 2016, award categories will be expanded to include...
BIVI Announces Changes to Research Award Program
November 18, 2015 —  [Research]
Over the course of 12 years and $1 million in research awards, the Respiratory Disease Research Board (formerly the PRRS Research Review Board), with financial support from Boehringer Ingelheim...
Researchers Invent Oral Vaccine Platform to Combat PCV2
October 28, 2015 —  [Research]
Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) have developed an oral vaccine against porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) based on the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. [Source:

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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