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To Stop New Viruses Infecting Humans, We Must Protect Bat Habitat

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Bats have... (more)

Alison Peel, Peggy Eby, Raina Plowright
The Potential of Propolis for Beekeepers

Apiarists could make a killing selling “bee glue,” a natural remedy employed since ancient times—if... (more)

Holly Regan
October 4, 2022
Mental Health Helpline Just for Farmers and Ranchers Launches in Five States

The AgriStress Helpline for Ranchers and Farmers is staffed 24/7 and is uniquely equipped to... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 7, 2022
Rapid Tests Can Help Curb Deadly Infections in Livestock, Too

Diagnosing pigs with a deadly diarrheal disease just got easier.

Shea Swenson
July 5, 2022
How New Zealand Has Worked to Eradicate a Costly Cow Disease

Later this year, the country will become the first to get rid of Mycoplasma bovis,... (more)

Shea Swenson
June 2, 2022
The Meatpacking Industry Drafted Trump’s 2020 Order to Keep Plants Open At...

A new report includes emails showing that Tyson Foods authored a version of President Trump’s... (more)

Madison McVan
May 13, 2022
How the Bird Flu Outbreak Is Affecting Backyard Egg Sellers

Avian flu has been found in more than 30 states so far, with hundreds of... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 9, 2022
Country’s First Known Case of Avian Flu Transmission to Humans Confirmed

An inmate in a Colorado prison is the first known person in the US to... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 29, 2022
Bird Flu is Rapidly Spreading Through US Poultry Flocks

Farms that raise turkeys and chicken for eggs and meat are on high alert.

Shea Swenson
March 4, 2022
Bird Flu Is Back in the US

The same strain that crushed the poultry industry in 2015 has been found in the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 26, 2022
CDC Reveals That Only 10 Percent of Americans Eat Enough Fruits and...

On the other hand, there are lots of holes in the data to which the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 19, 2022