November 6, 2019

USAHA Swine-Specific Resolutions Result of Industry Collaboration

Following the annual meeting of the US Animal Health Association (USAHA) last month, resolutions will be sent to the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service – Veterinary Services (APHIS-VS) to convey the importance of pork industry issues from the organization’s membership.
October 30, 2019

SHIC Supported Genetic Analyses Conducted on Recent Strep Cases in US Assembly Yards

The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) joined with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and American Association of Swine Veterinarians to meet with representatives of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in mid-October to discuss screening efforts related to foreign animal disease (FAD) prevention.
October 25, 2019

Pork Industry Meets with CBP to Discuss FAD Prevention Efforts

The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) joined with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and American Association of Swine Veterinarians to meet with representatives of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in mid-October to discuss screening efforts related to foreign animal disease (FAD) prevention.
October 25, 2019

SHIC Support of Domestic Disease Monitoring and MSHMP Provides Tools for PRRS Prevention

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) continues to present challenges to producers. Using data generated by the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) veterinary diagnostic lab standardization project and the resulting domestic disease monitoring report, Dr. Daniel Linhares of Iowa State University (ISU) and colleagues update current PRRS incidence and status.
October 9, 2019

SHIC Work on Asian ASF Study Begins with Trip to Vietnam

In August, it was announced the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) received a grant from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, with active support from the National […]