Citing Sierra Nevada snowpack levels at the lowest in 65 years, California governor Jerry Brown has imposed statewide water restrictions for the first time in the state’s history, according to news reports.
A Kansas State University animal health leader has been chosen to engage local, regional and national stakeholders in the development of strategic partnerships for the National Bio and Agro-defense Facility, or NBAF.
Zoetis invites applications for its 2015 Cattle Call research grant program, offering up to $150,000 in research funding. This program, started in 2012, supports researchers and veterinarians who perform valuable work to improve dairy and beef cattle health and productivity.
Merck Animal Health this week announced the recipients of the Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program, awarding $170,000 in scholarships to 34 veterinary students from around the world. Through a partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), the program recognizes outstanding second- and third-year students who are pursuing careers in large animal and companion animal medicine.
The federal Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) program is up and running, but challenges including inconsistencies in state requirements and mixed messages regarding program goals continue to slow progress toward true traceability.
Only four weeks after Integrated Animal Health (IAH) announced that it will locate its Global headquarters and commercial operations in the KC Animal Health Corridor, the formerly Australian-based animal health company also announced it intends to sign a four year exclusive product deal for its proprietary dairy feed inclusion technology, Feed Mate as the first international license of the company’s global product lines.