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Externship Grants

Veterinary students in all classes working in an externship or preceptorship program or summer employment are eligible to apply for a $500 Externship Grant from the AVC. To apply go to: www.avc-beef.org/students/externship.asp.


All applications are due by January 31, 2017. The winners will be announced at the 2017 Spring Meeting.

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2016 Winter Conference

December 1 - 3, 2016

Renaissance Denver Hotel

Denver, Colorado

Reception for Dr. Bill Swafford

Join us in honoring Dr. Bill Swafford at a reception to be held Thursday, December 1st at the 2016 Winter Conference!

Douglas A. Armstrong Scholarship

The Douglas A. Armstrong Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually by Bayer Animal Health for excellence in beef cattle clinical research. The $2500 scholarship recipient must be enrolled in an accredited college of veterinary medicine or in a post DVM graduate degree program. Apply www.avc-beef.org/students/scholarship.asp.


All applications are due by January 31, 2017. The winner will be announced at the 2017 Spring Meeting.



Vice President Nominees

The AVC Winter Conference includes the election of our next Vice President, who will eventually become President of the Academy of Veterinary Consultants. This is a very important decision for our members, as we are all aware of the many challenges that lie ahead for the beef industry, our profession and our organization. We are very blessed as an organization to have a multitude of outstanding leaders. This year’s candidates for AVC Vice President are:

 Dr. Craig Payne and Dr. Kurt Walters   

Absentee Ballots are available by request to currently paid AVC members (one vote or ballot per member). For an absentee ballot, please call the AVC office at 913-766-4373 or email paula@avc-beef.org. The completed and signed ballot must be returned no less than five days before the election. Absentee ballots will not be available in the event of a runoff vote.

Dr. Gerald Poppy assumes the AVC Executive Director position

Welcome Dr. Gerald Poppy!

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2017 AVC Spring Conference

March 30 – April 1

Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Hotel

Irving, Texas




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