Coronavirus: Tips for Keeping Your Farm Disease Free Apr 7, 2020

🕔Apr 7, 2020
Agriculture is no stranger to contagious disease. Drawing on sanitation experiences from outbreaks, such as avian and swine influenza or the 2001 outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the […]

Farm Biosecurity: Don’t Spread Pathogens When Walking Fields Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
Scouts and agronomists may put biosecurity measures in place with a certain disease or crop in mind, but should ensure protocols are in place each and every time you walk […]

Ag Trade: African Swine Fever – Opportunities and Concerns Apr 29, 2019

🕔Apr 29, 2019
News items continue to highlight the ongoing impacts of African Swine Fever (ASF).  In addition to explaining some of the market effects of the disease, recent articles have also addressed under-reporting […]

Agroterrorism: FBI Recognizes University of Arkansas Division of Ag for Its Efforts Feb 21, 2018

🕔Feb 21, 2018
The FBI has recognized the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture for its help in the agency’s efforts to fight agroterrorism over the last nine years. Special Agent C. […]

Avian Flu Prevention is the Best Form of Poultry Protection – DTN Mar 24, 2015

🕔Mar 24, 2015
Recent discoveries of the H5N2 avian flu in the U.S. have poultry producer groups and government agencies stressing observation and testing to help prevent spreading the disease. The H5N2 strain […]

Minnesota Poultry Blacklisted Due to Avian Flu – DTN Mar 6, 2015

🕔Mar 6, 2015
An outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian flu at a Minnesota turkey farm comes as a surprise because of the time of year and lack of reported infections in the […]

Study: Feed Identified as Risk Factor in Spread of PEDv — DTN Aug 18, 2014

🕔Aug 18, 2014
Swine can contract the deadly porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or PEDV, by eating contaminated feed, a first-of-a-kind study found. Dr. Scott Dee, director of research at Pipestone Veterinary Services in […]

Livestock: USDA Mandates PEDV Reporting – DTN Jun 5, 2014

🕔Jun 5, 2014
Pork producers who have hogs testing positive for porcine epidemic diarrhea virus now will be required to report the outbreak to USDA and develop a strategy for improving biosecurity measures […]

Livestock: Swine Virus to Impact Production, Prices in 2014; Strict Biosecurity Essential Apr 1, 2014

🕔Apr 1, 2014
Even though porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) was first found in the U.S. last April, the disease has caused losses in swine herds nationwide and is expected to impact the availability […]

Livestock: Biosecurity Key to Stopping Spread of PEDV Jan 24, 2014

🕔Jan 24, 2014
As the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus continues to hit U.S. hog herds, pork producers should put biosecurity measures in place to help stop the disease from spreading, two Iowa State […]

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