APHIS Highlights Biosecurity Advancements

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service recently highlighted many of the advancements in AG biosecurity in 2020. Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Greg Ibach, said among the highlights, progress on a Foot and Mouth vaccine bank. “We were able to negotiate a very attractive contract that allowed us to purchase basically double […]

USDA Continues To Fight Brucella

For decades, the USDA has worked to control Brucella in livestock populations. “There are figures that say, back when we first started working on this that in 1952 that production losses from Brucella amounted to about $400 million dollars. Today it’s less than $1 million. The USDA’s top veterinarian, Jack Shere, said in 2020, there […]