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Perdue “Very Good” For U.S. Agriculture
April 25, 2017 —  [USDA]
Calling him "very good for America's farmers and ranchers," the National Pork Producers Council congratulated former Georgia Gov. George "Sonny" Perdue on his confirmation today...
USDA Publishes 2016 Influenza Surveillance Reports
April 19, 2017 —  [USDA]
The USDA has posted all the Fiscal Year 2016 quarterly reports for the Influenza A Virus in Swine Surveillance Program on the department's Swine Health Monitoring Surveillance website....
USDA Makes a 10-year Guess
March 15, 2017 —  [USDA]
If you're interested in agriculture -- and enjoy big-picture, long-range projections -- the U.S. Department of Agriculture has a report for you. [Source: AgWeek.com, February 28, 2017, by Jonathan...
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...

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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