Antibiotic resistance has captured headlines lately, while the issue of drug-resistant parasites has mostly flown under the radar. The time has arrived though, for cattle producers, with guidance from their veterinarian
Scientists have discovered a new protein that likely will advance the search for new natural antibiotics, according to a study by Texas A&M AgriLife Research published Feb. 13 in the journal Nature Microbiology.
A recently introduced bill to help lower health insurance costs for small business owners has the backing of farmers and ranchers. Offered by Reps. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) and Krysten Sinema (D-Ariz.), the legislation (H.R
The USDA has issued Thermo Fisher Scientific a Veterinary Biological Product License for its Applied Biosystems VetMAX-Gold MAP Detection Kit, a real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based solution designed to detec
Wildlife have contributed to the spread of cattle fever ticks into Texas from Mexico, and the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is exploring strategic use of ivermectin in wildlife feed as
Land Line, the business magazine for professional truckers, had an article on its website recently about a proposal by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service that would hold transp
From the October issue: With big changes to rules governing antibiotic use in animal agriculture pending at the end of this year, producer opinions range from cautious support to skeptical opposition, with some producer