Minnesota producers are considering a new PRRS/PED proposal that will help them learn more about both diseases. It would be a voluntary program in cooperation with the Minnesota Board of Animal Health.
Genomic editing technology such as CRISPR/Cas9 offers tremendous potential for accelerating genetic progress, but a new ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) appears likely to stifle research and development.
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.
Jürgen A. Richt, the Regents distinguished professor at K-State in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has co-authored a critical needs assessment for coronavirus-related research in companion animals and livestock.
The Food and Drug Administration has released its National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Strategic Plan: 2021-2025, and announced 2020 Public Meeting of NARMS scheduled Oct. 13 and 14.