Antimicrobial sales outpace meat production
Agriculture-related sales of antimicrobials rose by one-sixth in five years, and that included a one-fifth rise in sales of those
FDA bars import of cow reproductive hormone products
Federal regulators warned that three cattle-use reproductive hormone products sold in the U.S. are unapproved, and it is now illegal to import
About the Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Coalition
View the FSVMC report About the FSVMC Food Supply Veterinary Medicine (FSVM) is a new term that encompasses all aspects of veterinary medicine's…
Farm bill delivers victory for veterinary medicine
The nation’s new farm bill creates critical programs to improve animal health and enhance the nation’s ability to prevent and respond to animal…
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
Center of Excellence focuses on dairy education
Four veterinary colleges will collaborate to develop and implement the National Center of Excellence in Dairy Production Medicine
Companies to reduce antimicrobial availability
Hundreds of antimicrobial products will no longer be approved for livestock production uses, such as increased weight gain
An advocate for the cow
Dr. Rich Meiring, 2004-2005 AABP president, had been practicing production medicine in western Ohio for 25 years and still loved it
Antimicrobial sales rise in 2018 but remain down over decade
Data show one-year rises among products for pigs, cattle
A LIBRARY OF LIVESTOCK HERITAGE
Livestock breeding has followed narrow lines to improve production, and dozens of breeds have fallen out of favor.
FDA clarifies use of monensin
Rumensin is the first approved new animal drug feed ingredient for dairy cows that increases milk production.
AASV basic guidelines of judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in swine
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in pork production.
AAAP guidelines for judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in poultry
The American Association of Avian Pathologists and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in poultry…
Saltman advocates for veterinarians in animal agriculture
Bovine veterinarians must reposition themselves as key players in food production to shape the future of animal agriculture, according to Dr.
AVMA weighs stepped-up role in global food security
With the world’s population projected to grow by one-third to more than 9 billion people by 2050, global food production must increase as
Project supports food animal veterinarians in Texas, New Mexico
Texas A&M University AgriLife faculty members are laying the groundwork for a network of rural veterinarians to provide education and assistance to…
Cattle veterinarians honored
Seven veterinarians received awards in September for their contributions to bovine medicine.
Iowa State confers Stange, Switzer awards
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine honored four veterinarians Oct. 30, 2017.
Iowa State confers Stange, Switzer awards
Four alumni of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine were honored Oct. 29, 2016.
LEGENDS: A pioneer in research
The discovery that insects can transmit disease was among the many accomplishments of a man who contributed much to veterinary medicine
Changes coming in antimicrobial use, availability
When the types of antimicrobials important for human medicine are sold for use in farm animals, only a small portion require a
Seven cattle veterinarians honored as clinicians, mentors, leaders
Seven veterinarians were honored for their work as clinicians, mentors, and leaders in veterinary medicine and cattle
Reminder: ECP not approved for use in animals
The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine has received reports that certain pharmacies and veterinarians
Reminder: extralabel drug use of sulfonamides in lactating dairy cattle prohibited
The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine reminds veterinarians that extralabel use of sulfonamides is prohibited.
USDA awards $3M in 2020 to support rural veterinary services
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture within the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in September that it had awarded nearly $3 million…