USDA’s APHIS announced a sources sought notice that will be posted for 30 days to gather information from interested diagnostics manufacturers on their ability to supply test kits for three major livestock diseases.
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated has closed the acquisition of Bayer Animal Health. The $6.89-billion transaction brings over 166 years of legacy between the companies, said Jeff Simmons, president and CEO of Elanco.
Agricultural fairs, like a lot of businesses and organizations, have been hard-hit by the pandemic. Grants would provide $500 million in funding, through state departments of agriculture, to keep them functioning.
Deer-vehicle collisions account for about 1 million accidents each year that kill 200 Americans and result in $1 billion in vehicle damage. A new vehicle-based lighting system may prevent these collisions.