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"Swineology" Game Available from the National Pork Board
June 17, 2020 —  [News]
The "Swineology" game developed by the National Pork Board and presented during the AASV Annual Meeting Influenza Preconference Seminar is now available for purchase from the
Make Farm Security a Top Priority
June 15, 2020 —  [News]
COVID-19 has increased public interest in farms. The National Pork Board has developed a factsheet for producers to use as a resource when making farm security a top priority. Farms should remain...
Farm Site Security Remains Critical – Be SMART
June 3, 2020 —  [News]
COVID-19 has created increased interest in farms, making site security more critical than ever to protect your business, employees and animals. Spare time is at a premium these days, but taking a few...
"Swineology" Game Available from the National Pork Board
June 3, 2020 —  [News]
The "Swineology" game developed by the National Pork Board and presented during the AASV Annual Meeting Influenza Preconference Seminar is now available for purchase from the
ABVP Certifies Dr. Neumann in Swine Health Management
March 25, 2020 —  [News]
We are proud to announce that Dr. Eric Neumann, DVM MS PhD, of Mosgiel, New Zealand has been certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) specializing in Swine...
COVID-19: 5 Things Your Farm Should Do Now
March 12, 2020 —  [News]
As novel coronavirus (COVID-19) makes its way into the U.S., are you prepared for some of the more likely scenarios that could impact your operation? [Source:
Connor Named IPPA Distinguished Service Award Winner
February 18, 2020 —  [News]
Joseph F. Connor, D.V.M., M.S., Carthage, is the recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Service Award from the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA). As a dedicated veterinarian, mentor and...
January Declared National One Health Awareness Month
January 10, 2020 —  [News]
On December 19, 2019 the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution Senate Resolution 462 introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein (Democrat-California) and Martha McSally...
NPPC Response to January 5, 2020, 60 Minutes Story
January 7, 2020 —  [News]
In October 2019, journalist Lesley Stahl conducted an 80-minute interview with Dr. Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). The "60 Minutes" story...
Ramirez Named Assistant Dean
December 18, 2019 —  [News]
Dr. Alex Ramirez, AASV past-president and associate professor of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine, has been appointed assistant dean of academic and student affairs effective Jan....
Jeremy Pittman, DVM, Joins SHIC Board of Directors
July 23, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [News]
Jeremy Pittman, DVM, has joined the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Board of Directors. Dr. Pittman is a staff veterinarian for Smithfield Hog Production - North Region. His responsibilities...
Resources for Those Affected by Flooding
March 27, 2019 —  [News]
If you or your clients are affected by flooding in the Midwest, you might find these resources compiled by Farm Journal's PORK helpful:

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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