MORE NEWS IN ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
Can dogs catch a whiff of bovine respiratory disease? – A Texas A&M AgriLife researcher is taking a page out of human disease research to see if dogs might be able to sniff out bovine respiratory disease (BRD) one of the largest health challenges for the feedlot cattle industry.
Dairy labor bill comes up short again – The Farm Workforce Modernization Act, twice passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, suffered a second death after failing to garner the necessary votes in the U.S. Senate. The second funeral transpired despite whirlwind efforts by some U.S. Senators, congressional staffers, and dairy industry leaders.
21 poultry technologies to follow in 2023 – During the 2022 Poultry Tech Summit, industry experts previewed what’s coming next for the poultry industry – from prospective solutions to developing technologies. Read more for full highlights.
Innovative bovine-herd research boosts understanding of female infertility – A Reproductive physiologist Andrea Cupp and colleagues in the Department of Animal Science are deepening the understanding of bovine reproductive biology by using advanced genetic analysis, culture of reproductive tissue and other tools.
SHIC 2022 report outlines deliverables to safeguard swine health – The US swine herd health is vulnerable to emerging domestic and international swine diseases, as the introduction of porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus in 2013 clearly revealed. African swine fever, as well as other foreign animal diseases, threaten today.
Ag leaders skeptical of new WOTUS rule – Engineers clarifying the definition of ‘Waters of the United States’ provides American farmers with the clarity and consistency needed to effectively manage their operations and be stewards of their natural resources.
U.S., Chinese officials meet after first cultivated meat approval – FDA’s recent approval of cultivated chicken from Upside Foods set a positive tone for the adoption of cultivated meat and other innovative food in global markets.
Livestock Marketing Association is hiring a Director of Government and Industry Affairs. This person will play a key role in federal policy efforts and also direct state legislative and regulatory issues. See the full description here.
Join our amazing team and be part of a first-in-nation program! CDFA AUS is hiring a Veterinarian Specialist (General) position, which is based out of our Sacramento, California headquarters. This position serves as a key member of our Survey & Studies unit within AUS and oversee studies of on-farm antibiotic use, animal husbandry, health outcomes, and resistant bacteria. If you enjoy working in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment, we want to hear from you! This position qualifies for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. CDFA AUS provides excellent benefits, including generous personal and professional time off, and this role may include regular or recurring telework. Learn more about the position here. Apply here.
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