September 19, 2019

The IPM Institute of North America, in collaboration with the Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease and TickEncounter, is thrilled to announce the first annual Tick IPM Academy November 6 -7 in Madison, Wisconsin! Please see the Tick IPM Academy announc...

July 29, 2019

LOCATION HEADQUARTERS: Sonora, Tuolumne County, California

SUBMISSION DATE: To ensure full consideration, submit materials by August 28, 2019. Those received after August 28, 2019 may be considered if the position has not yet been filled (open until filled).


July 25, 2019

Chairman Costa of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture opened a meeting of this body the other day with a prepared statement.  That statement included the following:

“Today’s hearing builds on the previous work of this subcommittee, in...

July 19, 2019

I was reading through the 2016 National Organic Research Agenda (NORA) Report  and discovered a short section on the research needs for ORGANIC Livestock Production.  

The Report states the following priorities, three or four of which may pertain to veterinary...

May 9, 2019

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a ban on caged egg production by the end of 2023. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) announced the news Tuesday.

“The measure builds upon our previous work in states like California and Massachusetts...

April 10, 2019

The California Department of Food and Agriculture recently conducted a referendum to determine whether California cattle producers favor the implementation of a proposed California Cattle Council. The results of this referendum have been certified and show that 68 perc...

March 18, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is launching a new “Pests and Diseases” webpage. The new page lists all pest and disease programs managed by APHIS as part of its mission to protect American agriculture and natural...

February 8, 2019

Downtown Los Angeles is in the midst of a typhus outbreak, according to health officials, with several homeless people who live near City Hall among those afflicted. It flourishes in unsanitary conditions and is often spread by infected fleas hitching rides on rats. It...

January 28, 2019

WASHINGTON — The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of virulent Newcastle disease in a small flock of backyard exhibition chickens in Utah County, Utah. This is the first case of vi...

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