Join us in Kansas City or virtually next week, April 20-22, for the 2022 Annual Conference. Review the agenda, register, and learn more about the speakers here.

NIAMRRE will be hosting a stakeholder meeting to discuss data privacy and security for a national antimicrobial resistance database of bacteria from animal health samples prior to the annual meeting. To learn more or attend, please register here or when you register for NIAA’s Annual Conference.


Join NIAA for the Sustainability Council’s inaugural webinar at 2:00 p.m. central TODAY. Co-chairs Angela Baysinger, DVM – Merck Animal Health, and Fabian Bernal  DeLaval, invite Tara Vander Dussen – The New Mexico Milk Maid, Jack Britt – food futurist, scientist, and agricultural systems consultant, and Lara Moody – IFEEDER executive director, to discuss how animal agriculture can lead the sustainability conversation. Register here.

Easter egg prices jump due to holiday and Avian Influenza 

Rising egg prices are typical around the Easter holiday, but Americans are dealing with a one-two punch. The Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza is tearing through several states.


A sustainable future for pork producers

The Minnesota Pork Board has a vision for improving the sustainability of pig farms — and it includes protecting natural resources and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.



Rising feed and energy costs to pressure pork producer returns – Producers’ costs continue to escalate in most regions, led by the increase in feed costs. Higher energy, freight, herd health, and labor expenses will also weigh on producer returns over the balance of 2022.

New study shows that wildlife may be the answer to phosphorus crisis – Modern agriculture is underpinned by a steady supply of fertilizer. However, one of the main ingredients of fertilizer, phosphorus, is running out.

Elanco $100 million investment is “transformational” – “This is going to put our state, our capital city, on the world map in terms of being the epicenter of animal health, excellence, and innovation,” said Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb.

Quarantine order issued to prevent spread of Bovine Tuberculosis – The Hawai`i Department of Agriculture issued a quarantine order to restrict the movement of all ungulates, except horses, on Moloka`i due to detection of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) on the island.

Agricultural animal insurance market is thriving worldwide – the report on the global Agricultural Animal Insurance assesses market sizing & forecasting, Y-o-Y growth analysis, and market dynamics, including growth drivers, restraining factors, opportunities, and trends.

Plants that feed livestock could be key to climate change mitigation – Deep-rooted plants, including those used in livestock grazing, could store carbon 2-3 meters underground as soil organic matter.


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OPPORTUNITIES in Animal Agriculture

Update Your Council Preferences

NIAA is updating the lists of council members. Whether you attend every council meeting or have never attended, please review our council list and check the boxes for each council you are interested in. To review the purpose of each council, please visit our website here.


The National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research & Education is seeking your feedback. Your help is requested to better understand the needs of the animal health industry data privacy and security concerns related to sharing AMR data from animals. The survey can be accessed here.

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