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2014 Podcast Series: Brad Chappell
July 27, 2014 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 28 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

2014 Podcast Series: Dyneah Classen
July 26, 2014 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 28 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

Swine Veterinarian Public Policy
July 23, 2014 — Harry Snelson [Ind.]
The U.S. pork industry is under mounting criticism from opponents of modern farm animal production methods. Much of this criticism is not based on science. To help balance the scales, the National...

Applied Animal and Public Health Research and Extension Symposium Seeks Presenters
July 23, 2014 —  [Conf.]
Have you worked on a project or developed resources related to animal or public health recently? Would you like to share it with an avid audience? Coordinators for the 10th Annual Applied Animal and...

CRWAD Call for Abstracts Announcement
July 23, 2014 —  [Conf.]
The 2014 CRWAD Meeting will be held December 7 - 9, at the Chicago Marriott, Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois. The meeting will begin with the Researchers Reception, Sunday evening. The...

Passion for Pigs Slated for August 26th in Cedar Rapids
July 23, 2014 — AASV Staff [Conf.]
Passion for Pigs and Veterinary Medical Center of Williamsburg, Iowa are teaming up to host the Passion for Pigs Seminar and Trade Show at the Hotel Kirkwood Event Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The...

2014 Podcast Series: Darwin Kohler
July 23, 2014 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 28 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

Call for Research Topics: AASV 2015 Annual Meeting
July 23, 2014 — AASV Staff [Conf.]
Plans are underway for the 46th annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV), to take place in Orlando, Florida on February 28 March 3, 2015. As part of the meeting,...

AASVF Golf Outing: It's Time to Recruit and Register!
July 23, 2014 — AASV Staff [AASV]
It's time to recruit your golf team! The popular AASV Foundation Golf Outing is set for Thursday, August 21 at Fox Ridge Golf Club in Dike, Iowa. The foundation is pleased to recognize the industry...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
July 23, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

Position Announcement: Swine Extension Veterinarian - Iowa State University
July 22, 2014 — Iowa State University [Jobs]
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University is seeking applications for a full-time, clinical or tenure-track position in the department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal...

Position Announcement: US Pork Technical Services - Managing Veterinarian, PRRS Specialist
July 22, 2014 — Zoetis [Jobs]
Zoetis, the leading animal health company, seeks a veterinarian with at least 5 years of relevant experience to provide PRRS-related scientific input and expertise, as well as technical support, to...

Position Announcement: Health Assurance Veterinarian
July 22, 2014 — PIC [Jobs]
With a vision of "pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world," PIC seeks a Health Assurance Veterinarian to be involved in the development of the PIC Health Assurance...

Position Announcement: Senior Associate Director, Swine Professional Services
July 22, 2014 — Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. [Jobs]
A Senior Associate Director of Swine Professional Services is sought to oversee and lead professional service veterinary team to provide technical support to the swine sales and marketing efforts of...

2014 Podcast Series: Rob Knox
July 18, 2014 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 28 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

2014 Podcast Series: Scott Dee
July 17, 2014 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 28 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

2014 Podcast Series: Betsy Newton
July 16, 2014 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 28 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

Transition to Mandatory Pig Movement Reporting Going Smoothly
July 16, 2014 —  [International]
The manager of industry and policy analysis with Sask Pork reports, so far, the transition to mandatory reporting of the movement of pigs within Canada has been going smoothly. As of July 1 anyone...

First Exome Sequence Completed in Pigs
July 16, 2014 —  [News]
PIC, a division of Genus plc, in collaboration with Edinburgh Genomics and the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh, UK, announced that they have been the first to complete exome...

FDA to Hold Public Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring in the Food Supply
July 16, 2014 —  [Pharm.]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will sponsor a public meeting to discuss progress to date under the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System 2012-2016 Strategic Plan. The meeting...

Research Goals for the APHIS National Feral Swine Damage Management Program
July 16, 2014 —  [USDA]
This Spring, APHIS kicked-off the National Feral Swine Damage Management Program. The effort will help states deal with rapidly expanding feral swine populations that cause $1.5 billion in annual...

AVMA Council on Education Seeks Site Visitors
July 16, 2014 —  [News]
The Council on Education (COE) is now accepting applications for veterinarians interested in serving as Site Visitors. Applicants with a background in large animal medicine are encouraged to apply....

AASVF Golf Outing: It's Time to Recruit and Register!
July 16, 2014 — AASV Staff [AASV]
It's time to recruit your golf team! The popular AASV Foundation Golf Outing is set for Thursday, August 21 at Fox Ridge Golf Club in Dike, Iowa. The foundation is pleased to recognize the industry...

Position Announcement: Senior Associate Director, Swine Professional Services
July 16, 2014 — Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. [Jobs]
A Senior Associate Director of Swine Professional Services is sought to oversee and lead professional service veterinary team to provide technical support to the swine sales and marketing efforts of...

Position Announcement: Health Assurance Veterinarian
July 16, 2014 — PIC [Jobs]
With a vision of "pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world," PIC seeks a Health Assurance Veterinarian to be involved in the development of the PIC Health Assurance...

Position Announcement: Swine Extension Veterinarian - Iowa State University
July 15, 2014 — Iowa State University [Jobs]
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University is seeking applications for a full-time, clinical or tenure-track position in the department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal...

Position Announcement: US Pork Technical Services - Managing Veterinarian, PRRS Specialist
July 15, 2014 — Zoetis [Jobs]
Zoetis, the leading animal health company, seeks a veterinarian with at least 5 years of relevant experience to provide PRRS-related scientific input and expertise, as well as technical support, to...

People on the Move: Dr. Trevor Schwartz
July 15, 2014 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Dr. Trevor Schwartz has accepted a position with Suidae Health and Production, a 100% swine practice based in Algona, Iowa. Previously, he was employed at Monticello Veterinary Clinic in Monticello,...

2014 Podcast Series: Chad Yoder
July 15, 2014 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 28 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

2014 Podcast Series: Scanlon Daniels
July 14, 2014 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 28 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

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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