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1605 North Ankeny Blvd #110
Ankeny, IA 50023
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President's Message

As with all domestic livestock, parasites pose a continuous threat in production agriculture. Honeybees are no exception. It didn't used to be that way back in the "good ol’ days". My father would tell me stories of my grandfather having honeybee colonies back in the 1940s and 50s where he would put a few hives down in the pasture and simply collect the honey at the end of the summer.  Those were easy days for raising bees and producing honey, when everyone planted sweet clover and alfalfa for hay, there were plenty of fence lines to grow wildflowers, thick patches of goldenrod, and no parasites. Well, those days don’t exist anymore. We may still have a few patches of sweet clover and alfalfa, a few fence lines, and goldenrod only where mono crop agriculture doesn’t exist. But now, we have parasites affecting honeybee production, and it's a problem. More...

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Online Continuing Education - IBVM Update
The Iowa Board of Veterinary Medicine (IBVM) has approved a temporary provision change to the Online Continuing Education policy due to the COVID pandemic for veterinarians and veterinary technicians for the current triennium.  The provision states: “Licensed veterinarians may obtain all their continuing education hours for the current triennium (July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023) online. In-person coursework will not be required.” Certified veterinary technicians may obtain all their continuing education hours for the current triennium (January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023) online. In-person coursework will not be required. Click here to view the entire provision. Please contact Ginny Eason at IDALS at 515-281-8617 or with questions.
IVMA CVM Student Internship & Shadowing Directory
The IVMA is beginning a new project to bring together Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine (ISU CVM) students and veterinary clinics who would be interested in providing veterinary students with learning opportunities through job shadowing, internships, or preceptorships at their veterinary clinics. IVMA Members and CVM Students CLICK HERE for details.


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