With $600,000 from Michigan State University and the backing of the animal agriculture industry, the Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture was born in 2015. Since then, funding has diversified and grown considerably.
The WLIC has created a new educational video highlighting the importance of animal disease traceability and the use of premises registration and individual animal identification to protect the food supply.
VSV does not normally kill affected animals, but it can cause economic losses for producers by preventing animal movement and impacting international trade. It has recently been found in several counties in Kansas.
People involved in responding, or preparing teams to respond, to accidents involving animals will receive critical information on the proper protocols, training and equipment needed to manage these events.
Fly and tick season is here, which means it is time for producers to watch their herds for signs of anaplasmosis. This disease can be devastating to herds if not treated properly or in a timely manner.
A new report from U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) outlines differences in the USDA's responses to outbreaks of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) and porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV), known collectively a