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PGF Injection Site Could Enhance BQA

Jan 15, 2019 by John Maday
Through the history of the beef quality assurance (BQA) initiative, we’ve known the effort would never be “finished,” but instead would require continuous improvement and discovery of new methods or practices.
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Dr. Marty Vanier Summarizes NBAF 2018 Progress

Jan 02, 2019 by John Maday
As the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility takes shape in Manhattan, Kansas, Dr. Marty Vanier, partnership development director for the NBAF Program, looks back at the program’s achievements during the past year.
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APHIS lists 2018 Accomplishments

Dec 21, 2018 by John Maday
As 2018 draws to a close, APHIS has released a report of accomplishments, including progress in animal disease traceability, biotechnology, invasive species, trade issues, biosecurity and other regulatory issues.   
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Headed in the Right Direction

Dec 19, 2018 by John Maday
U.S. sales of medically important antimicrobials for use in food animals dropped considerably last year according to the latest summary report from the FDA. The decline in 2017 accelerated a trend that began in 2016.
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Target Your Feedlot Treatments

Nov 30, 2018 by John Maday
Mass treatments can save stressed calves arriving at stocker or feeding operations, but a more targeted approach could reduce antibiotic use while improving outcomes.