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Celebrate 50 Years of Protecting Animals with APHIS
August 31, 2016 —  [USDA]
Many people know that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is the agency tasked with administering the Animal Welfare Act (AWA). But did you know that this is the 50th anniversary...
Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health; Meeting
August 24, 2016 —  [USDA]
This is a notice to inform the public of an upcoming meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health. The meeting is being organized by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service...
NAHLN Restructure
July 20, 2016 —  [USDA]
The 2012 concept paper, A Proposal for a Revised Structure of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network, described a new structure for the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) and...
Final NIFA Webinar on New Veterinary Services Grant Program
May 11, 2016 —  [USDA]
The Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP) is authorized by
NIFA Webinars on New Veterinary Services Grant Program
May 4, 2016 —  [USDA]
The Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP) is authorized by
USDA Releases Summary of IAV-S Surveillance Program Reviews
April 27, 2016 — Harry Snelson [USDA]
In 2010, USDA implemented the Influenza Virus A in Swine (IAV-S) Surveillance Program with funding APHIS received through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a fiscal...
NIFA Webinars on New Veterinary Services Grant Program
April 20, 2016 —  [USDA]
The Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP) is authorized by
USDA Issues Revised Senecavirus A Guidelines
April 6, 2016 — Harry Snelson [USDA]
The USDA has issued a revised guidance document describing procedures and responsibilities for handling herds suspected of having senecavirus A to ensure that foreign animal disease investigations...
2015 IAV-S Surveillance Program Assessments
March 30, 2016 —  [USDA]
Internal and external program reviews were initiated in FY 2015 for APHIS’ surveillance program for influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) to assess the program and help inform future VS budget...
Shere Named Acting USDA CVO
February 10, 2016 —  [USDA]
Dr. Jack Shere has been named acting USDA Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) and Deputy Administrator for Veterinary Services. Acting in these roles, Dr. Shere will lead the program’s many employees in...
Influenza Surveillance Program Reports Released
January 27, 2016 —  [USDA]
USDA has released the first quarterly reports for the Influenza A Virus in Swine (IAV-S) Surveillance Program initiated in 2010. These reports summarize the results from the USDA-APHIS-VS IAV-S...
APHIS Adds EU ASF Positive Regions
December 16, 2015 —  [USDA]
On August 31, 2015, the Animal Health and Inspection Service (APHIS) announced that the European Union (EU) and EU Member State-defined regions of the EU would be added to the APHIS list of regions...
NAHLN Newsletter Update
December 9, 2015 — Dr. Sarah Tomlinson [USDA]
In this edition of the NAHLN Newsletter, you will read about the cooperation of National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) labs demonstrated when the network activated to respond to HPAI by...

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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