Livestock: Ruling Keeps Alive Iowa 2012 Ag-Gag Law – DTN Aug 17, 2021

🕔Aug 17, 2021
Animal rights groups do not have a First Amendment right to lie in order to gain access to agricultural facilities to conduct undercover investigations, the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

Livestock: Biosecurity, Pig Health in Focus to Combat African Swine Fever Aug 6, 2021

🕔Aug 6, 2021
Bloomberg News reported this week that, “China is taking hog biosecurity to new levels — 13 stories in fact. That’s the height of a building in southern China where more than 10,000 […]

Livestock: USDA Filling Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccine Bank – DTN Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
 After attention and lobbying from livestock groups, USDA on Wednesday announced the first major foot-and-mouth vaccine purchase to store in the National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank. USDA is […]

Elanco to Acquire Bayer’s Animal Health Business Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Bayer AG (ETR: BAYN) to acquire its animal health business in a transaction valued at […]

Anthrax Increase in Texas – 10 Cases in 2019 Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) plays a vital role in animal disease surveillance efforts, including anthrax. On average, TVMDL diagnoses two to three positive cases of anthrax annually in […]

World Pork Expo CANCELED – African Swine Fever Fears – DTN Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019
As African swine fever continues to spread across the world — most recently showing up in South Africa — the National Pork Producers Council on Wednesday took the rare step […]

Texas Livestock: Anthrax Confirmed in Jim Hogg County Calf Jun 6, 2018

🕔Jun 6, 2018
Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials confirmed anthrax in one calf on a Jim Hogg County premises on June 1. This is the first anthrax case in Texas this year. […]

Oklahoma Livestock: Don’t Forget About Post-Wildfire Trauma Apr 17, 2018

🕔Apr 17, 2018
Adrenaline-fueled panic and confusion may still be affecting livestock even after the flames of recent wildfires have passed, meaning producers need to use caution when working with the animals. “Fear […]

Biodefense: Agriculture is Not Prepared for Internal or External Attacks – DTN Dec 15, 2017

🕔Dec 15, 2017
The U.S. is woefully unprepared to cope with outbreaks of emerging livestock or crop pathogens and pests, whether those outbreaks are caused intentionally or otherwise, experts told the Senate Agriculture […]

Livestock: Weaning Tips, Nutrition and Disease Prevention are Key – DTN Oct 10, 2017

🕔Oct 10, 2017
Weaning is a high stress time for calves as well as producers. If not handled correctly, it can lead to increased illness, reduced gains and additional costs. There are several […]

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