Recent Stories by John Maday
May 16, 2018 by John Maday
An outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the United States would create significant economic disruption, but its scope, duration and cost depends on our level of preparation.
May 04, 2018 by John Maday
New USDA Policy enables more U.S. research and vaccine development for foot and mouth disease (FMD), but biosecurity precautions and approval processes will take several years, says UDSA Chief Veterinarian Jack Shere.
Apr 24, 2018 by John Maday
Mycotoxins represent a broad category of toxic agents produced by various naturally occurring fungi, mostly soil borne and environmentally dependent.
Apr 23, 2018 by John Maday
We’ve learned a lot about animal welfare over the past 20 years, but opportunities for continued improvement remain, according to a new report from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST).
Apr 20, 2018 by John Maday
In her research report, Chesney Reeves, a high school student from Central City, Neb., says coccidia was present in 100% of the pens tested and in over 50% of the samples from every pen.