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

Alternative Antibiotic Gives Piglets a Boost
January 24, 2018 —  [Research]
An amino acid produced naturally in humans, swine and other species shows promise as an alternative to antibiotics and growth promoters for piglets. [Source: ARS, January 24, 2018] Agricultural...
APRIL in December Call for New Scientists and New Science
December 27, 2017 —  [Research]
Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) today made its first call for research proposals to markedly enhance the competiveness and sustainability of the Australasian pork industry. ...
Applications Accepted for Swine Research Award
December 27, 2017 —  [Research]
MSD Animal Health opens submissions for the 2018 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award, through which one recently graduated doctoral student will present their research at the 2018 MSD Animal Health High...
High-Tech Camera Helps Protect Sows and Piglets
December 20, 2017 —  [Research]
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and collaborators are using 3-D imaging to protect newborn piglets by monitoring adult female pigs' behavior. [Source: ARS, December 18, 2017] Nearly 15...
Applications Accepted for Swine Research Award
December 13, 2017 —  [Research]
MSD Animal Health opens submissions for the 2018 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award, through which one recently graduated doctoral student will present their research at the 2018 MSD Animal Health High...
Applications Accepted for Swine Research Award
November 22, 2017 —  [Research]
MSD Animal Health opens submissions for the 2018 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award, through which one recently graduated doctoral student will present their research at the 2018 MSD Animal Health High...
U.S. Must Make Commitment to Agricultural Research
November 8, 2017 —  [Research]
The National Pork Producers Council in testimony delivered November 2nd urged Congress to renew its commitment to funding agricultural research to help America's farmers feed a growing world...
Applications Accepted for Swine Research Award
November 8, 2017 —  [Research]
MSD Animal Health opens submissions for the 2018 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award, through which one recently graduated doctoral student will present their research at the 2018 MSD Animal Health High...
Applications Accepted for Swine Research Award
October 18, 2017 —  [Research]
MSD Animal Health opens submissions for the 2018 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award, through which one recently graduated doctoral student will present their research at the 2018 MSD Animal Health High...
Applications Accepted for Swine Research Award
October 4, 2017 —  [Research]
MSD Animal Health opens submissions for the 2018 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award, through which one recently graduated doctoral student will present their research at the 2018 MSD Animal Health High...
Pork Checkoff Publishes New PRRS Initiative Research Book
June 6, 2017 —  [Research]
The National Pork Board's new porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus research booklet is now available. The guide, PRRS Initiative Research, is the most comprehensive source 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