Laboratories certified, rapid tests approved for BSE surveillance
Department of Agriculture has approved seven state veterinary diagnostic laboratories
Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
Grants available for alternatives to animal use
The Alternatives Research & Development Foundation is offering funding for methods pertaining to biomedical research
Review finds U.S. animal disease control system adequate, but needing improvement
A review of the nation's ability to protect livestock and poultry against foreign animal diseases describes the state of disease
Guarding against an outbreak, expecting its arrival
Swine veterinarians describe their efforts to guard against African swine fever, a devastating viral disease spreading among domestic and wild pigs in…
1925 - 1935
During this decade, reports on food animals predominated in JAVMA.
Veterinary education expanding in Texas
Texas A&M and Texas Tech universities are looking to meet current and future animal health needs for their state by educating more
USDA starts new veterinary vaccine bank
Federal agriculture officials are creating a new veterinary vaccine bank, starting with agents against foot-and-mouth disease.
State and Specialty Economic Reports
Economic reports for state and allied veterinary groups.
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
Foundation to fund agriculture research
A nonprofit organization created by the federal government is expected to fund agriculture research through private donations.
AVMA deliberates on breed standards, devocalization
A resolution submitted to the House of Delegates calls for the AVMA to help develop healthier breed standards for purebred dogs and cats; another…
Rumors of the demise of the extension veterinarian
No one knows exactly how many extension veterinarians there are, although they always have been few in number.
USAHA wants more work on federal programs, rules
USAHA asks federal authorities to invest more to guard against livestock diseases and let veterinarians transport and use controlled
Preparation of biologics by state-licensed veterinarians in their practice facility under a VCPR in unique disease situations not adequately covered…
Another veterinary education partnership out West
A 1+3 program between Montana State University and Washington State University is ready to launch.
Board acts on research, grievance resolution, residues
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting Nov. 20-22, 2014, approved a few new policies, rescinded some that were no longer
Board acts to remove hurdles to AVMA membership
The AVMA Executive Board met Aug. 27-28 to take up an agenda dealing with such issues as AVMA membership requirements
A regulator and source of aid, born in civil war
The Department of Agriculture has grown from a collector and distributor of farming information during the 1860s to, today, a
1955 - 1965
The late 1950s and early 1960s saw a flurry of technological and sociological changes in the United States.
Summit paints mixed economic picture for practitioners
There’s good news: Revenues are growing at many veterinary practices. There's mixed news: The AVMA Veterinary Career Center now has more jobs
Devocalization as a final alternative
AVMA Delegates pass resolutions on devocalization, VCPR, livestock handling
A LIBRARY OF LIVESTOCK HERITAGE
Livestock breeding has followed narrow lines to improve production, and dozens of breeds have fallen out of favor.