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Environment’s role in pathogen populations
Glass walls at the packing plant
Parasitologist responds to FDA report
Scrapie prevalence declines 96% over decade
FDA plans ADUFA webinars
Apply for the Dr. Bruce Wren CE Award
Dr. Apley recognized for industry support
Are you a good boss?
Grass tetany at spring turn-out
Deworming cattle is a springtime chore
Pathogen Environment’s role in pathogen populations
Sid Thakur, MVS, PhD, with the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, outlines his research into pathogen populations, and antimicrobial resistance, at different livestock-production stages. Watch video
Glass walls at the packing plant
“What will happen if we show them what we do?” That was a question the American Meat Institute (AMI) and its meat-packer members asked as they sought to improve transparency and build customer trust. Speaking to the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholder Summit this week, Janet Riley, AMI’s senior VP for public affairs and professional development, offered some answers to the question. Read More
Parasitologist Gasbarre responds to FDA report
In early April, we ran an article titled “Detecting and preventing drug-resistant parasites,” based on an FDA publication outlining possible causes for the development of resistant parasites and potential management solutions. Read More
Chart down Scrapie prevalence declines by 96 percent over decade
USDA’s latest monthly report on the Scrapie Eradication Program shows a prevalence in tested animals of 0.006 percent, a 96 percent reduction since surveillance began in 2003. Read More
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FDA plans ADUFA webinars
The 2008 Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA) authorizes FDA to collect fees for certain animal drug applications, which support the agency’s responsibilities to ensure that new animal drug products are safe and effective for animals as well as for the public. Read More
Apply for the Dr. Bruce Wren CE Award
If you are a dairy or beef cattle veterinarian who has been out of school less than 10 years and would like to further your education/training in the field/subject of your choice, apply for the Dr. Bruce Wren Continuing Education Award sponsored by AgriLabs and awarded at the 2013 American Association of Bovine Practitioners meeting in Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 19-21. Read More
 
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Dr. Mike Apley recognized for outstanding industry support
Recognized for his leadership in beef cattle health and food safety, Kansas State University professor Mike Apley, D.V.M., Ph.D., D.A.C.V.C.P., recently received the 2013 Outstanding Service Award from the Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC). Dr. Apley was honored for dedicating his career to improving animal health and veterinary medicine by sharing his insights and expertise on antibiotic use in livestock. Read More
Are you a good boss?
These 10 traits separate the good bosses from the amazing ones. Which one are you? Read More
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Grass tetany at spring turn-out
The moisture from the spring snow storms has given the grass the jump start it was needing. Read More
Deworming cattle is a springtime chore
If you plan on deworming cattle, spring is the right time. Parasite burdens in pastures peak during the spring, drop over the summer, and rise again in the fall. Read More
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