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    12 Veterinary-Recommended Ways to Prevent Disease in Feedlots

    Preventing diseases in confined animal spaces is a critical component of every livestock operation. The same principle holds true in feedlots, where […]

    March 23, 2023
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    NCBA Calls for Immediate Stop to Brazilian Beef Imports as BSE Cases Rise

    With Brazil’s most recent report of another atypical case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is calling […]

    March 8, 2023
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    Tar Spot a Growing Concern for 2023

    Higher precipitation in the weeks leading to spring planting has corn growers more concerned over the tar spot fungus. The disease can […]

    March 1, 2023
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    Study Proves African Swine Fever Can Spread through Artificial Insemination

    Science has officially confirmed that African swine fever (ASF) can spread through artificial insemination (AI). The controlled study involved AI using the […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Testing for Bovine Leukemia Significantly Reduces Spread

    Bovine leukemia virus (BLV) is preventable. One-third of the nation’s beef cattle and nearly half of all dairy cattle are infected with […]

    January 20, 2023
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    With Humid Weather Comes the Return of Tar Spot, What to Watch for this Summer

    In recent years, the emergence of tar spot in corn crops became a new challenge for Midwest farmers and is expected to […]

    June 17, 2022
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    Avian Flu Impact Rises to 7.65 Million Birds

    The recent outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza across multiple states has officially impacted 7.65 million birds as of this weekend, according […]

    March 16, 2022
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    Unexpected Swine Disease Impacting Farms in Upper Midwest

    A recent outbreak of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP) has been impacting pig farms across the upper Midwest since November. Evaluation shows the outbreaks […]

    February 10, 2022
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    Swine Disease Always a Threat, With or Without ASF

    As African swine fever continues to move across the globe, the threat looms over U.S. pork producers. While swine health is constantly […]

    January 31, 2022
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    China’s Hog, Pork Production to Decline Significantly in 2022

    Lower prices and disease outbreaks continue to temper China’s hog and pork production. A USDA report predicts hog production to decline by […]

    September 7, 2021