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.
A multidisciplinary team of Michigan State University scientists designed a study to probe how the intestinal microbiome of dairy cattle affects antibiotic resistance, a problem plaguing farms across the country.
The USDA this week announced the availability of $6 million to fund research to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This funding is available through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), authorized b
Scientists have discovered a new protein that likely will advance the search for new natural antibiotics, according to a study by Texas A&M AgriLife Research published Feb. 13 in the journal Nature Microbiology.
Animal disease epidemics are a significant concern to the animal agriculture industry. The National Institute for Animal Agriculture will facilitate a discussion on this crucial topic, at their next Annual Conference, A
Peter Davies, Ph.D., professor in the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, in partnership with scientists from the USDA National Animal Disease Center and the Iowa State University College of Veterina
Animal scientists and veterinarians agree that there are three important stages of any cow's delivery of the baby calf. Understanding what to expect during the normal delivery can help to determine when a cow nee
Surveys comparing consumer attitudes in the two largest beef-producing countries - the United States and Brazil - reveals several important trends in purchasing preference that are influenced by how beef is
Most spring-calving beef cows are now in their third trimester, or they will be calving soon in late January or February. Since these months also tend to bring on the most volatile and extreme cold periods, cold stress
Antibiotic resistance has captured headlines lately, while the issue of drug-resistant parasites has mostly flown under the radar. The time has arrived though, for cattle producers, with guidance from their veterinarian