Texas A&M University System leadership; and government, state, industry and research partners gathered Nov. 13 in College Station, Texas to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the establishment of Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Center of Excellence.
As of November 1, the number of cattle in U.S. feedyards with capacity of 1,000 head or more stood at 10.6 million head, which was slightly more than the total one year earlier, according to the USDA’s November Cattle on Feed report. That slight increase represents the first year-over-year increase in any month since August 2012.
The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is soliciting nominations of veterinary service shortage situations for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) for fiscal year 2015.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) today announced the creation of the Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture.
Zoetis announced a new label claim for ADVOCIN (danofloxacin mesylate) Sterile Injectable Solution for control of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) in high-risk cattle. Previously approved for treatment of BRD, a large multi-site study demonstrated that ADVOCIN was safe and effective for the control of BRD in beef cattle at high risk of developing BRD.
GEA Farm Technologies recently hosted a 2014 Innovation Dairy Tour. Dairy producers throughout the U.S. and from seven different countries attended this two-day event to see industry-leading technologies in action on six progressive Wisconsin dairies, including an automatic teat dipping system, a robotic milking system and several other new industry innovations.