There is no larger assembly of preserved genetic material from animals that provide food and fiber than that in the National Animal Germplasm Collection. Located in Fort Collins, Colorado, and composed mostly of cryogen
Members of the Animal Agriculture Coalition released a statement applauding animal health provisions included in the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report, which was sent to President Trump’s desk this week.
When an infected animal moves from one farm to another, it might introduce a pathogen to that one farm. When a feed supplier, sales person, inspector or veterinarian visits an infected farm, the pathogen could spread to
The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) this week announced 11 grants totaling $3 million for Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) projects focused on plant and animal phenomi
Current animal disease traceability (ADT) rules have generally succeeded as a first step, but traceability will need to expand and improve in the future to meet domestic and international consumer expectations.
While sifting through the bacterial genome of salmonella, Cornell food scientists discovered mcr-9, a new, stealthy jumping gene so diabolical and robust that it resists one of the world’s few last-resort antibiotics.