Antimicrobial sales outpace meat production
Agriculture-related sales of antimicrobials rose by one-sixth in five years, and that included a one-fifth rise in sales of those
FDA bars import of cow reproductive hormone products
Federal regulators warned that three cattle-use reproductive hormone products sold in the U.S. are unapproved, and it is now illegal to import
Farm bill delivers victory for veterinary medicine
The nation’s new farm bill creates critical programs to improve animal health and enhance the nation’s ability to prevent and respond to animal…
About the Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Coalition
View the FSVMC report About the FSVMC Food Supply Veterinary Medicine (FSVM) is a new term that encompasses all aspects of veterinary medicine's…
Earn CE exploring hot topics in veterinary medicine
What’s the most pressing topic in veterinary medicine that you wish you knew more about? Are you unsure of the requirements for issuing international…
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
Delegates tackle timely issues in veterinary medicine
The times indeed are a changin’, and the 2017 House of Delegates meeting held at the AVMA Annual Convention certainly reflected that reality. From…
AASV basic guidelines of judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in pork production
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in pork production.
Center of Excellence focuses on dairy education
Four veterinary colleges will collaborate to develop and implement the National Center of Excellence in Dairy Production Medicine
Antimicrobial sales rise in 2018 but remain down over decade
Data show one-year rises among products for pigs, cattle
Companies to reduce antimicrobial availability
Hundreds of antimicrobial products will no longer be approved for livestock production uses, such as increased weight gain
An advocate for the cow
Dr. Rich Meiring, 2004-2005 AABP president, had been practicing production medicine in western Ohio for 25 years and still loved it
AVMA Cannabis Symposium
Discover the full scope of cannabis in veterinary medicine at the AVMA Cannabis Symposium, August 3-4 in San Diego. Explore cannabinoid pharmacology,…
Horse deaths associated with unapproved drug
An unapproved clenbuterol product associated with two horse deaths in Louisiana has prompted the FDA to remind veterinarians and horse
A LIBRARY OF LIVESTOCK HERITAGE
Livestock breeding has followed narrow lines to improve production, and dozens of breeds have fallen out of favor.
FDA clarifies use of monensin
Rumensin is the first approved new animal drug feed ingredient for dairy cows that increases milk production.
Penn Vet offers certificate in animal welfare
The program launched last October. It combines self-directed online activities and in-person sessions to educate participants on animal welfare and…
AAAP guidelines for judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in poultry
The American Association of Avian Pathologists and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in poultry…
Saltman advocates for veterinarians in animal agriculture
Bovine veterinarians must reposition themselves as key players in food production to shape the future of animal agriculture, according to Dr.
AVMA weighs stepped-up role in global food security
With the world’s population projected to grow by one-third to more than 9 billion people by 2050, global food production must increase as
Cattle veterinarians honored
Seven veterinarians received awards in September for their contributions to bovine medicine.
Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…
June webinars: Cannabis use and the state of the equine profession
Cannabis is becoming increasingly available for human recreational and medical use. Should veterinary practices monitor staff use of marijuana and…
Iowa State confers Stange, Switzer awards
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine honored four veterinarians Oct. 30, 2017.
On-demand webinar explores corporate veterinary careers
Veterinarians are hired in almost every business that makes, provides or sells products or services to pet owners or to veterinarians. These companies…