VSV does not normally kill affected animals, but it can cause economic losses for producers by preventing animal movement and impacting international trade. It has recently been found in several counties in Kansas.
Farm Journal Field Days will be virtual, but also bring farmers two on-farmsessions. Those will be hosted Aug. 25 at Blue Diamond FarmingCompany in Jesup, Iowa, and Aug. 27 at Newcomer Farmin Bryan, Ohio.
Beef Checkoff committee members in each committee heard presentations from Checkoff contractors during its summer meeting. These detailed how programs, research and education have creatively changed to drive beef demand.
Deer-vehicle collisions account for about 1 million accidents each year that kill 200 Americans and result in $1 billion in vehicle damage. A new vehicle-based lighting system may prevent these collisions.