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When a federal laboratory comes to town, it fuels demand for highly educated and trained workers. Kansas State University is helping meet that demand. Five graduate students from the College of Veteri

With animal health and welfare among its core principles, the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) has long recognized antibiotic stewardship as a key component for sustainable beef productio

​The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) applauds House and Senate lawmakers for their passage of the Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2018 (H.R. 5554/S.2434), w

Traditionally, farms included a variety of grazing animals, pastures, and crops. Mechanization and other factors prompted many farms to adopt more efficient systems. The July 22nd Sustainable, Secure

The blanket requirement for bovine tuberculosis (TB) testing of dairy cattle entering Indiana has been lifted, effective July 11. The updated rule still requires TB testing; however, dairy breeds must

The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) this week opened a 60-day public comment period on the group’s Sustainability Framework.The USRSB Sustainability Framework is a set of resources deve

Norbrook has appointed Steve Schram as VP Sales & Marketing for The Americas. This role will see Steve leading all sales and marketing activities across both the North American and Latin American busi

While genetically modified crops have become commonplace, regulations and consumer concerns have slowed use of genetic engineering in food animals, in spite of potential for improving production effic

With implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) changes now over a year underway, the FDA inspection process is expected to happen more frequently in the coming months.GlobalVetLINK (GVL®)

Justin Welsh, DVM, has been named Executive Director of Food Animal Technical Services for Merck Animal Health’s U.S. Food Animal Team. In his new role, Dr. Welsh oversees the technical services and

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is proposing to update its branding requirements for cattle entering the United States from Me

As methods and applications for biotechnology in agriculture continue to advance at a rapid pace, regulators work to maintain a balance between safety and potentially rapid progress in food production

Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture and the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) today announced an agreement establishing mutual recognition of the value and importance

Protecting and improving the health of nearly 10 billion food animals and companion animals in the United States, and many more around the world, supports over 1 million jobs and generates billions in

Lallemand Animal Nutrition and the Progressive Agriculture Foundation are teaming up to offer silage safety education for up to 100,000 children and adult volunteers through Progressive Agriculture Sa

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) continues its genetics webinar series with a session on crossbreeding programs, scheduled for Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7 p.m. Central.Structured c

William F. “Bill” Brown, a researcher and administrator at the University of Tennessee, has been named the new dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (CASNR) at Texas Tec

A national coalition convened by the Noble Research Institute recently announced its intent to create a new voluntary environmental services market that benefits agricultural producers and improves th

In January of this year, the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) - Animal Health Division contacted GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) to inform the company that because of the migration of the GVL certificat

By Elaine Lidholm, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer ServicesIt was typical day at the Lynchburg Regional Animal Health Laboratory of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer