FY 2022 Veterinary Service Grants Program (VSGP) Award Announcement NIFA Invests $3.2 Million in Rural Food Animal Veterinary Medicine Across the U.S.

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently announced 20 Veterinary Service Grants Program (VSGP) Awards, eight Education, Extension, and Training (EET) grants and 12 Rural Practice Enhancement (RPE)…

DVIDS – News – NY Army Guard, Army Reserve medical, veterinary personnel team up with South Africans military to provide care in rural villages

RICHARDS BAY, SOUTH AFRICA–Fifteen US Soldiers, including five from the New York Army National Guard, provided medical care to about 3,000 South African villagers in the Richards Bay area, along…

Veterinarians press lawmakers on rural veterinary shortages, dog importation

Veterinary professionals met virtually with federal lawmakers this April to ask their support for legislation providing educational debt relief for practitioners in rural areas with designated shortages and ensuring the…

Calling Rural Veterinarians | Oklahoma State University

Will Shelby examines a fecal sample in an OSU-CVM lab. As a student at OSU-CVM, Shelby learns the fundamentals of identifying potential illnesses in different species. (Photo by Maddie Cox)…

USDA awards $2.8M in 2021 to support rural veterinary services

The US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced in November that it has awarded $ 2.8 million in grants to support rural veterinary services through its…

College of Veterinary Medicine selects new class in program for rural Kansas

MANHATTAN – Four new students from Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine have been selected for the largest veterinary scholarship program in the state of Kansas: the Veterinary Training…

AVMA-championed legislation to increase access to rural veterinary care reintroduced in Senate

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Veterinary Medicine Repayment Program Improvement Act (VMLRPEA), which would allow more food and public health veterinarians to do up to $…

Veterinarian grads battle to repay scholar loans in rural areas

CLOSE Sheboygan, Wis.,┬ánative Nick Mayer graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine – University of Minnesota with over $360,000 in student debt. He says out of state tuition added to…

Rural Psychological Well being Week: Cat Levine on the Huge Emotions Tractor Trek

Cat Levine presented her talk on “Big Feelings” to thousands of students across Northland. Photo / supplied A global pandemic can’t stop Cat Levine from conveying her message of mental…

Okay-State School of Veterinary Drugs introduces new initiatives aimed toward rural, Indigenous, Native and tribal college students

The SPARK program will seek to address the shortage of rural veterinarians. (Archive photo by Allen Eyestone | Collegian Media Group) Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine introduces two new…