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.
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.
Stress is a factor in most professions, but particularly for veterinarians and especially for those just beginning their careers. Here's what to look for, and what to do about it, as the profession responds.