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

USDA Works to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance
November 28, 2018 —  [Research]
Scientists from USDA developed the tools to mass produce penicillin, which was used for treating wounded soldiers over 70 years ago during World War II. Antibiotics are still important in treating...
Animal Science Research Webinar Series
August 22, 2018 —  [Research]
The Pork Checkoff's annual Animal Science Research Webinar Series, which kicked off Aug. 7, focuses on sow health and gilt management which are key components of increasing Sow Lifetime Productivity....
Animal Science Research Webinar Series
August 15, 2018 —  [Research]
The Pork Checkoff's annual Animal Science Research Webinar Series, which kicked off Aug. 7, focuses on sow health and gilt management which are key components of increasing Sow Lifetime Productivity....
Animal Science Research Webinar Series
August 8, 2018 —  [Research]
The Pork Checkoff's annual Animal Science Research Webinar Series, which kicked off Aug. 7, focuses on sow health and gilt management which are key components of increasing Sow Lifetime Productivity....
Animal Science Research Webinar Series
August 1, 2018 —  [Research]
The Pork Checkoff's annual Animal Science Research Webinar Series, which kicks off Aug. 7, will focus on sow health and gilt management which are key components of increasing Sow Lifetime...
Annual ISU Animal Industry Report Available Online
April 30, 2018 —  [Research]
The 2018 Iowa State University Animal Industry Report is now available online. The annual report, now in its 15th year, features a variety of animal industry-related research done at Iowa State that...
Four Research Projects Receive Foundation Funding
March 21, 2018 —  [Research]
Dr John Waddell, chairman of the AASV Foundation, announced the selection of four research proposals for funding during the foundation's annual luncheon on March 4 in San Diego, California. The...
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...

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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