Clavijo chosen to head National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility
Dr. Alfonso Clavijo is the new director of the Department of Agriculture's National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kansas.
USDA starts new veterinary vaccine bank
Federal agriculture officials are creating a new veterinary vaccine bank, starting with agents against foot-and-mouth disease.
Study breaks species barrier on widespread parasite
In a scientific article published this summer, a research team from the University of Wisconsin and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural…
Lead in cows is a risk for people
Cattle raised for milk and meat can consume lead through their environments or feed.
FAO, OIE urge reduction of rinderpest stocks
A disease that devastated herds over the centuries is gone, declared eradicated in 2011. Still, global authorities worry rinderpest could re-emerge…