Ag Policy

Vets can "practice" VFDs with new tool

Oct 14, 2016 by GlobalVetLInk
This week, GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) released a new Veterinary Feed Record (VFR) feature that offers veterinarians a tool for managing and tracking non-VFD, feed-grade antibiotics (ie. carbadox, bacitracin, tiamulin) in i

IIAD tests system for response disease outbreak

Aug 22, 2016 by IIAD
For animal health officials, producers and veterinarians, a timely, coordinated and effective response to a multi-state animal health emergency is imperative to supporting the continuity of business that food animal ind

Are you ready for Jan. 1, 2017?

Apr 19, 2016 by Bovine Veterinarian
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking a new approach on the judicious use of medically important (to treat human illness) antibiotics in food-animal production. It involves voluntary cooperation by all s

Webinar explores antibiotic trends

Apr 14, 2016 by Bovine Veterinarian
As long as antibiotic use continues in humans or animals, pathogens will develop resistance. But as public pressures to fight the emergence of antibiotic-resistant pathogens and preserve the efficacy of existing product