Funding boosted for early detection of zoonotic disease

APHIS received $300M for emerging virus surveillance as part of the One Health focus.


Missouri processors receive $16.7M in grants

Missouri Department of Agriculture awarded $16.7M in grants to support 150 meat and poultry processors.


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Boehringer Ingelheim to supply U.S. FMD vaccine bank – The USDA has selected Boehringer Ingelheim to continue supplying antigen for a vaccine bank that protects U.S. livestock from a potential outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

Appeals court blocks enforcement of Kansas ‘ag-gag’ law – A federal appeals court has blocked enforcement of provisions in a Kansas law that bans the secret filming at slaughterhouses and other livestock facilities.

Will the U.S. will avoid ASF? – There is a concern about the emergence of African Swine Fever (ASF) on U.S. soil now that it has entered the Dominican Republic.

Decline in production, increase in costs hit turkey market – The price and availability of whole turkeys and poultry products may affect the holiday season.

Danone talks regenerative agriculture –  Danone’s VP of agriculture, procurement and sustainability, Yann-Gaël Rio, shares how they are implementing regenerative agriculture on the ground.

KC Animal Health Corridor partnership to raise awareness of ag careers – KC Animal Health Corridor partners with Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) to build programs to change the perceptions of ag careers and encourage greater inclusion of minorities.

General Mills explores ‘animal-free’ dairy segment via ‘development brand’ Renegade Creamery –  General Mills is dipping its toes into the emerging ‘animal-free’ dairy category. The new brand, Renegade Creamery, is developing cheeses utilizing dairy proteins made via microbial fermentation (without cows).

Tyson receives $540,000 to help update Iowa pork plant – Officials in Iowa recently approved incentives for Tyson Foods to assist the company with renovations of its pork plant in Columbus Junction, Iowa.


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