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Register for the 2018 Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium

The Dairy Cattle Welfare Council symposium will be held May 31st & June 1st at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Wisconsin Researchers Find CWD in Soil Around Mineral Licks

New research out of the University of Wisconsin–Madison has, for the first time, detected prions responsible for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in samples taken from sites where deer congregate.

USRSB Releases National Framework for Beef Sustainability

The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) this week opened a 60-day public comment period on the group’s Sustainability Framework.

“Become Indispensable”

2018 51st AABP Annual Conference seeks to enhance veterinarians’ skills and knowledge that are critical to their success.

Norbrook Appoints Steve Schram to Lead Sales & Marketing

Norbrook has appointed Steve Schram as VP Sales & Marketing for The Americas.

TVMDL Plans BRD Conference

Early registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostics Laboratory (TVDML) Amarillo Bovine Respiratory Disease Conference.

Webinar to Feature FDA Answers VFD Audit Questions

GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) is hosting VFD Audit Process Q&A, a free webinar to help the industry better understand the VFD inspection process, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (CDT).

Cornell Researchers Explore Stem Cell Therapy for Mastitis

Mastitis is the most expensive disease in the dairy industry. Each clinical case can cost a dairy farmer more than $400 and damages both the cow's future output as well as her comfort.

Merck Taps Justin Welsh, DVM, to Lead Food Animal Technical Services

Justin Welsh, DVM, has been named Executive Director of Food Animal Technical Services for Merck Animal Health’s U.S. Food Animal Team.

USDA Proposes New Branding Requirements for Cattle from Mexico

The changes would simplify the branding requirements, making the brands easier to apply and read, reducing errors.

TAHC Marks 125 Years

Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has reached an historic milestone as the agency celebrates 125 years of service to Texas animal agriculture.

Noble Plans Market Incentives for Soil Health

Farmers, ranchers set to gain new market opportunities for improving soil health.

Texas A&M Sets New Goals For Cattle Research

Dramatic weather changes such as drought and parasites have created a set of new challenges for Texas beef cattle producers. Texas A&M University are putting new priority on beef production research.

Colorado Waives Import Entry Permit for GlobalVetLINK Customers

Veterinarians using GlobalVetLINK for issuing a CVI for entry of livestock into Colorado will no longer need to call the CDA office or use the Online Permitting System for an import entry permit.

Veterinary Students Win National DHIA Scholarships

The National Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) Scholarship Committee selected two college of veterinary medicine students as recipients of $1,500 scholarships.

Cornell Hackathon Inspires Animal Health Innovations

Co-hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine and Entrepreneurship at Cornell, the competition invited students from any college or major to come up with innovative solutions in the animal health sector.

UC Davis’ Alison Van Eenennaam to speak at 2018 Summit

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam will give attendees at the 2018 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit a glimpse of how animal agriculture has evolved over the years.