November 01, 2001


 Online newsletter a resource on agricultural animals, fish

Posted Oct. 15, 2001

The Agricultural Research Service of the Department of Agriculture posts a quarterly online newsletter that compiles ARS news and expert resources on the health and well-being of agricultural animals and fish.

"Healthy Animals" can be found at Each quarter, one article focuses on an element of ARS animal research. The current issue describes research on wildlife and its importance in controlling diseases of domestic livestock and poultry.

An index lists ARS research locations covering about 70 animal health topics. The site also provides contact information for the more than 25 ARS research groups that conduct studies aimed at protecting and improving farm animal health.

To receive quarterly announcements of each new issue's arrival online, contact Kathryn Barry Stelljes, ARS Information Staff, (510) 559-6069,