UMN students and faculty recognized at the 52nd AASV annual meeting

This past week-end, the 52nd AASV annual meeting was held online. Participants were welcomed into the meeting platform with a realistic-looking conference lobby. The UMN swine faculty and students were recognized by the association for their important work from research findings to outstanding service to the industry.

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Join us at the AASV meeting starting this week-end!

The 2021 AASV annual meeting is starting this week-end! The meeting will be a little different this year as we will all participate online but we hope you can join us! Below is the list of UMN speakers and when you can see their talks live (times are in Central Standard Time).

Banner for the 2021 AASV meeting – Credits: AASV
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U of Illinois Student Wins Morrison Swine Innovator Prize… Again!

For the second year in a row, University of Illinois veterinary student Zack Talbert has received the Morrison Swine Innovator Prize, an award given to veterinary students who want to specialize in swine medicine. The award was presented September 22nd at the annual Allen D. Leman Swine Conference.

All North American veterinary students with an interest in swine health and production were eligible. Talbert’s presentation on testing the performance of a fumigation box designed to improve the removal of pathogens from objects entering a swine barn, persuaded reviewers to award him the Prize. Talbert won in 2019 for inventing the Bio-Barrier 360.

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Let’s talk about vaccines at the Leman swine conference

Preventative care and immunizations are a cornerstone of swine health and management. Vaccinating the herd to protect the more immuno-compromised individuals has helped our producers control and even eradicate some infectious diseases. The scientific committee invites you to join the discussions on best practices to use vaccines in the Allen D. Leman swine conference starting this week-end!

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