Researchers at South Dakota State University found antibodies against influenza D in blood samples from horses. Cattle are the primary reservoir for Influenza D, which was first isolated from a diseased pig in 2011.
North Carolina Pork Council CEO Andy Curliss sees firsthand the devastation hurricanes can cause farmers. But activist groups are already using this coming storm to advance their anti-agriculture agenda,
A farm aid nonprofit is launching an effort to deliver donated hay to ranchers in flood-stricken Nebraska, resurrecting a program first used nearly two years ago to help cattle producers facing drought conditions.
A foot-and-mouth-disease outbreak may be impossible to control in the U.S. without the rapid availability of adequate supplies of vaccine, said James Roth of Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
New USDA Policy enables more U.S. research and vaccine development for foot and mouth disease (FMD), but biosecurity precautions and approval processes will take several years, says UDSA Chief Veterinarian Jack Shere.
Cargill’s animal nutrition and health group will consist of three units: Cargill Animal Nutrition, combining feed, nutrition and pre-mix businesses; Cargill Aqua Nutrition; and the new Cargill Health Technologies.