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USDA-NIH-NPB Influenza Workshop Summary
May 22, 2013 — Dr. Lisa Becton [Meet]
The Fogarty International Center (FIC) of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Influenza Research Database (IRD), USDA National Centers of Animal Health (NCAH), and National Pork Board...

2011 ISU Swine Disease Conference, November 10-11
November 9, 2011 — Iowa State University [Meet]
The 2011 Swine Disease Conference gets underway on Thursday, November 10 at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State University campus. The 2-day conference is designed to answer daily concerns of...

Make plans to participate in the 2011 ISU Swine Disease Conference, November 10-11
November 2, 2011 — Iowa State University [Meet]
If you haven't already done so, register today for Iowa State University's 2011 Swine Disease Conference! The conference is designed to answer daily concerns of swine practitioners. It focuses on...

Make plans to participate in the 2011 ISU Swine Disease Conference, November 10-11
October 20, 2011 — Iowa State University [Meet]
If you haven't already done so, register today for Iowa State University's 2011 Swine Disease Conference! The discounted early registration fee expires October 25. The conference is designed to...

Brief Overview of Safepork 2011
August 3, 2011 — Marcos Rostagno [Meet]
Dr. Marcos Rostagno recently attended the 9th International Conference on the Epidemiology and Control of Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards in Pigs and Pork (Safepork 2011) and graciously...

Summary of the Symposium on Emerging and Re-emerging Pig Diseases
June 20, 2011 —  [Meet]
More than 1000 people attended the 6th International Symposium on Emerging and Re-emerging Pig Diseases held at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Barcelona (Spain). During 4 days, veterinarians...

2010 IPVS a “Smashing Success”
July 22, 2010 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
As the 2010 International Pig Veterinary Society congress wound to a close, Ernest Sanford, chair of the organizing committee, reflected on the successful congress. He reported that 2,608...

AASV Sponsors PRRS Educational Session at WPX
June 16, 2010 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians sponsored an educational session during the 2010 World Pork Expo entitled "Managing to Eliminate PRRS on the Farm". More than 80 producers...

AVMA’s International Educational Symposium on Animal Welfare
November 18, 2009 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
The AVMA along with the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) recently held the first International Animal Welfare Symposium at Michigan State University November 8-11. The...

An Overview of the SafePork 2009 International Symposium
October 28, 2009 — Dr. Marcos Rostagno [Meet]
The 8th International Symposium on the Epidemiology and Control of Foodborne Pathogens in Pork (SafePork 2009) was recently held in Quebec City, Canada. The attendance included over 160 people from...

Engle Receives ISU Award
November 11, 2008 — Tracy Ann Raef [Meet]
Mark J. Engle, DVM, MS, received the Science with Practice Award from Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. The award, presented at the 16th Annual Swine Diseases Conference on Nov....

Responsible Pork Symposium Opens Dialogue on Pork Chain Responsibility
February 20, 2008 —  [Meet]
More than 150 pork chain professionals attended the first annual Responsible Pork Symposium, held Feb. 5-7, at the Omni Severin Hotel in Indianapolis, Ind. Attendees included representatives from all...

PCVAD and the Kansas Experience
January 2, 2008 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
A presentation addressing PCV2 research has been uploaded and is available for viewing on the Kansas State 2007 Swine Day website. The PowerPoint presentation entitled "Circovirus Disease in...

Veterinary Directors Discuss Welfare Issues
July 18, 2007 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
The American Society of Veterinary Medical Association Executives (ASVMAE) met prior to the AVMA Annual Convention in Washington, DC last week. The group is composed of representatives of the state...

Animal Handling Conference Scheduled
February 28, 2007 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
The 2007 Animal Care and Handling Conference, March 29-30, 2007 at the Sheraton Overland Park in Overland Park, Kan., will again feature three distinct tracks to address the needs and interests of...

XII Swine Reproduction and Insemination International Symposium
February 14, 2007 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
The 12th Annual Swine Reproduction and Insemination International Symposium will be held April 26 - 27, 2007 in Toledo, Spain. Registration for the Symposium costs 230 euros if submitted before...

International PRRS Symposium Held in Chicago
December 20, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
The 2006 International PRRS Symposium was recently held in Chicago with approximately 200 attendees. An international list of PRRS researchers presented over two dozen scientific presentations, many...

Industry Representatives Discuss Swine Surveillance
December 20, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
Representatives from the National Pork Board, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, and allied organizations met with USDA Veterinary Services staff and the leadership of the USDA's...

REMINDER: 2006 International PRRS Symposium in Chicago
November 1, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
The 2006 International PRRS Symposium will be held at the Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD) Meeting in Chicago, IL, Friday, December 1, 2006 and Saturday, December 2,...

USAHA Transmissible Diseases of Swine Committee Meets
October 18, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
The US Animal Health Association's Transmissible Diseases of Swine Committee met on October 17 in Minneapolis, MN during the associations' 2006 annual meeting. The Committee, chaired by Dr. Mark...

ISU Swine Disease Conference
September 20, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
Online registration is now available for the 14th Annual Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners November 9 - 10, 2006 at Iowa State University in Ames, IA. The conference, sponsored by the...

International Conference on the "Livestock Revolution"
September 7, 2006 — Thomas Parsons [Meet]
In the 21st Century, demands for veterinary services will come from many sources that are tangential to the traditional directions of veterinary medicine. Over the next 45 years, world population is...

Abstracts Due for 2006 International PRRS Symposium
August 30, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
The 2006 International PRRS Symposium will be held at the Downtown Chicago Marriott on Friday afternoon, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd, 2006 in conjunction with the annual meeting of the...

The Executive Seminar on International Agribusiness
August 23, 2006 — Gregg BeVier [Meet]
Important developments on a global basis and changes in consumer lifestyles will continue to offer exciting challenges for agribusiness executives as they develop strategies for their organizations....

7th Annual Safepork Meeting to be held in Verona, Italy
August 2, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
The organizing committee has announced that the 7th International Symposium on the epidemiology and control of foodborne pathogens in pork will be held May 9 - 11, 2007 in Verona, Italy. The goal of...

PCVAD Strategic Planning Workshop Scheduled
July 26, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Meet]
A Porcine Circovirus Associated Disease (PCVAD) strategic planning workshop is scheduled for August 17 - 18, 2006 in Sioux City, NE. The goal of the workshop is to develop a strategic plan that...

PRRS Symposium Set for December
July 26, 2006 — Pamela Zaabel [Meet]
The 2006 International PRRS Symposium will be held Dec. 1-2, in tandem with an animal-disease researchers' meeting at the Downtown Chicago Marriott. Researchers, students, swine-health specialists...

Canada Wins IPVS Bid
July 21, 2006 — Ernest Sanford [Meet]
Canada (District 11) was awarded the International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) bid to host the conference in 2010. The 21st IPVS meeting will be held in Vancouver, Canada, July 17-20, 2010. The...

Canadian IPVS 2010 Bid
July 12, 2006 — Ernest Sanford [Meet]
District 11 (Canada) is bidding to host the 2010 IPVS Congress in Vancouver, Canada. In the more than 30 years of its existence, the IPVS Congress has never been held in Canada. As this is Canada's...

Summary of the Pork Industry Conference on Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture
May 9, 2006 — Butch Baker [Meet]
The University of Illinois, Department of Animal Science and the National Pork Board sponsored a conference on April 27-28 entitled "Pork Industry Conference on Antibiotic Use in Animal...

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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