Water has been near the top of the headlines lately, and will continue to generate debate as the drought in California and much of the West reaches unprecedented proportions. And as water sources turn dry and municipalities claim a larger share of the resource, agriculture will need to adjust.
A University of Florida scientist will try to figure out how antibiotic-resistant microorganisms get into cattle. Another will study how to get tomatoes and strawberries to retain their flavors and last longer.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking nominations of individuals who are interested in being considered for appointment to the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria.
Nominations, including self-nominations, of individuals who have the specified expertise and knowledge will be considered for appointment as public voting and/or non-voting members of the Advisory Council.
Global 2015 beef exports will reach a record 10.2 million tons, according to the latest Livestock and Poultry World Markets and Trade report from USDA. That estimate is up 3 percent from that in the last report issued in October 2014.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine is coordinating with drug companies to increase the availability of three- to five-liter intravenous (IV) fluids intended to provide large animals with IV fluid replacement therapy.
Trichomoniasis is a confounding and potentially very costly disease, and while the disease is well understood, determining the best prevention or control strategy for an individual ranch can be complicated.