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Showing only stories from the Gov. category: Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians. -- show all categories

Bill Addressing Regional Veterinary Shortages Introduced
April 24, 2019 —  [Gov.]
Wonderful news from the Senate: On April 11, Sens. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) introduced the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. This legislation would...
WAPO Gets it Wrong on Pork Inspection
April 17, 2019 —  [Gov.]
NPPC Hogs on the Hill Blog was disappointed to read a Washington Post story this week on a new pork inspection system under USDA consideration. The new system, one that has been tested and...
Farm Bill Implementation: From Capitol Hill to USDA
March 6, 2019 —  [Gov.]
The National Pork Producers Council and its members spent much of the 115th Congress advocating for mandatory federal funds to better prepare for a foreign animal disease outbreak. Pork producers led...
Dr. Jeff Kaisand Named State Veterinarian for Iowa
February 26, 2019 —  [Gov.]
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced Dr. Jeff Kaisand as the new State Veterinarian within the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. [Source: Iowa Department of...
Wisconsin Adopts New Swine Rules
January 31, 2018 — Harry Snelson [Gov.]
Effective February 1, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection will enact new rules requiring swine entering or moving within Wisconsin to originate from a herd that has...
Wisconsin Adopts New Swine Rules
January 24, 2018 — Harry Snelson [Gov.]
Effective February 1, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection will enact new rules requiring swine entering or moving within Wisconsin to originate from a herd that has...
Wisconsin Adopts New Swine Rules
January 16, 2018 — Harry Snelson [Gov.]
Effective February 1, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection will enact new rules requiring swine entering or moving within Wisconsin to originate from a herd that has...
AVMA Promotes VMLRP Enhancement Act
November 1, 2017 —  [Gov.]
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) continues to highlight the positive role the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) plays in meeting demand for livestock services and...

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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