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Rapid Tests Can Help Curb Deadly Infections in Livestock, Too

Diagnosing pigs with a deadly diarrheal disease just got easier.

Shea Swenson
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
The US Is Not Reducing Agricultural Use of Antibiotics Fast Enough

The unnecessary use of antibiotics is a huge problem in American agriculture.

Dan Nosowitz
December 17, 2021
Vaccine Requirements Unsettle Some Farmers Who Serve on USDA Committees

All USDA employees, including farmers and ranchers elected to serve on Farm Service Agency committees,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 2, 2021
The Most Luxurious Spa is in Your Garden

Does this Friday afternoon sound familiar? It’s been a long week in a year (two... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
August 22, 2021