GlobalVetLINK (GVL) announced it has migrated its online animal health documentation platform to Amazon Web Services (AWS), a third party cloud solution, to assist in customer data security and system functionality.
In a recent election at the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST), Juan Tricarico--VP of Sustainability Research at the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy--was chosen as the President-Elect for 2018-2019.
Measures to prevent and control animal diseases and build strong Veterinary Services are essential not only to protect animal health and welfare, but also human health, the economy and social well-being of populations.
While genetically modified crops have become commonplace, regulations and consumer concerns have slowed use of genetic engineering in food animals, in spite of potential for improving production efficiency.
As methods and applications for biotechnology in agriculture continue to advance at a rapid pace, regulators work to maintain a balance between safety and potentially rapid progress in food production.