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Longhorned Ticks Now in Four States

Jun 15, 2018 by John Maday
Agricultural officials this week confirmed  the presence of the Longhorned tick in Benton County, Arkansas, increasing to four the number of states with confirmed sightings of the exotic Asian pest.
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Cattle Resist CWD in Long-Term Trial

May 24, 2018 by John Maday
Because of its similarity to Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), concerns have lingered that chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer and other cervids could eventually could spread to cattle.
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VFD Audits: Start with the Feed Distributor

May 16, 2018 by John Maday
When state or federal authorities conduct an audit for compliance with veterinary feed directive (VFD) rules, they’ll begin at the feed distributor, working back as needed to veterinarians and producers.
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VFD Audits: Bovine FAQ

May 15, 2018 by John Maday
Eighteen months after full implementation of the new VFD rules for medicated feeds, most veterinarians and other stakeholders have become familiar and comfortable with the process and compliance in routine practices.