Animal diseases can cause serious social, economic and environmental damage, impact on animal welfare and in some cases directly threaten human health. These diseases ignore borders. Livestock provides one third of huma
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
Protecting and improving the health of nearly 10 billion food animals and companion animals in the United States, and many more around the world, supports over 1 million jobs and generates billions in revenue and taxes.
Measures to prevent and control animal diseases and build strong Veterinary Services are essential not only to protect animal health and welfare, but also human health, the economy and social well-being of populations.
Purina Animal Nutrition announces the hiring of Krystal Regan as regional calf and heifer specialist. She will serve as a resource for dairy producers in northcentral and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.