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Register by Aug 5 for the AASV Foundation Golf Outing
July 28, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
With careful attention to social distancing guidelines and other COVID-19 precautions, plans are moving forward for the annual AASV Foundation Golf Outing, which is returning to Veenker Memorial Golf...
What's YOUR tip?
July 28, 2020 —  [AASV]
The dictionary defines a "tip" as a small but useful piece of practical advice. Synonyms include a hint, suggestion, pointer, clue, guideline, recommendation, word of warning, or counsel....
Call for Abstracts: AASV Student Seminar
July 28, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians announces an opportunity for veterinary students to make a scientific presentation at the AASV Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, on Sunday,...
Call for Research Abstracts: 2021 AASV Annual Meeting
July 28, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Plans are underway for the 52nd annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV), to take place February 27 - March 2, 2021 in San Francisco, California. The AASV is moving...
Call for Survey Participants – Pain Control
July 28, 2020 —  [Welfare]
North Carolina State University is conducting research on the use of pain control drugs on-farm. The goal of this research study is to gain a better understanding of the use of pain management drugs...
People on the Move: Dr. David Scott McVey
July 23, 2020 —  [AASV]
Dr. David Scott McVey has begun work in his new position as the director of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). In this role, he...
ACVPM Exam Application Period Now Open
July 22, 2020 —  [Practice]
The American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) seeks new Diplomates to join some of the most distinguished veterinary professionals in preventive medicine and public health at...
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin
July 22, 2020 —  [FAD]
Read the latest Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin brought to you by the Pork Checkoff, in collaboration with the National Pork Producers Council, Swine Health Information Center, USDA, and...
FDA Updates Questions and Answers Regarding Carbadox
July 22, 2020 —  [Pharm.]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently updated the webpage, Questions and Answers Regarding Carbadox, to address questions about the FDA's proposal to revoke the approved regulatory...
New Release in Feral Swine Video Series
July 22, 2020 —  [USDA]
The newest video in the ongoing series, Feral Swine in America: Episode 2- Oklahoma looks at the impacts feral swine have on pecan orchards, native wildlife, and the rural way of life. [Source: USDA...
Doc Tales
July 22, 2020 — Harry Snelson [OP-ED]
I broke a tooth. I realize, in and of itself, that's not funny or worthy of a Doc Tales. But, it led to the following experience which I feel compelled to get off my chest. The broken tooth resulted...
Register now for the AASV Foundation Golf Outing August 20
July 21, 2020 — AASV Staff [AASV]
With careful attention to social distancing guidelines and other COVID-19 precautions, plans are moving forward for the annual AASV Foundation Golf Outing, which is returning to Veenker Memorial Golf...
What's YOUR tip?
July 21, 2020 —  [AASV]
The dictionary defines a "tip" as a small but useful piece of practical advice. Synonyms include a hint, suggestion, pointer, clue, guideline, recommendation, word of warning, or counsel....

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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