As the weather cools, the pork industry increases its vigilance against Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS). Over the past 20 years, PRRS has emerged as the most economically important disease for U.S. po
Seedcorn maggot is a seed and seedling pest of corn and soybean. Plant injury is especially prevalent during cool and wet springs. The larvae, or maggots, feed on germinating corn and soybean seeds or seedlings.
Social media has become dangerous for wildlife. That's the conclusion of many wildlife officials as they plead with people to stop taking selfies with wildlife and not to use wildlife in their artistic endeavors.
Flood waters are receding, but the challenges in recovery for farmers and livestock producers are just beginning. Beth Doran, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef specialist, recommends producers get out in their fields as soon as possible.
With all the negative publicity the animal agriculture industry has withstood in 2015, it's gratifying to find a beacon of reality among the rhetoric. The truth is there - it's just you (and consumers)
A once uncommon virus in pigs that's appearing this year with greater frequency should keep pork producers and local veterinarians vigilant but is no cause for panic, according to an Iowa State University veterina
Livestock producers must become familiar with a new directive regulating certain medications that can be added to the animals' feed, according to Gerald Stokka, North Dakota State University Extension Service vete
Oral fluid testing is a cost-effective and easy method to collect disease information to optimize pig health and productivity and meet today's disease challenges. An oral Ô¨Çuid sample provides an aggregate sample of
Many teenagers would spend spring break catching up on sleep or spending time with friends. However, 17-year-old Kylie Bos is spending it with her father, Jamie Bos, as the Michigan residents haul hay bales to various parts of flood-devastated areas of Nebraska.
Since January, diagnostic labs from across the country have already reported more than 60 accessions positive for Seneca Valley Virus or Senecavirus A. This clearly shows that the disease is far from gone and underscore