USCA asks Perdue to continue field research on brucellosis

· November 2, 2017

Kenny Graner, the President of the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association, has sent this letter regarding brucellosis  research to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Brucellosis, a bacterial disease found in various types of livestock, is an important issue to Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and all states’ producers that trade livestock with those states. Many of the USCA’s members are concerned […]

New mapping tool keeps cattle from catching brucellosis

· October 23, 2017

Ranchers in the greater Yellowstone area have a new mapping tool for reducing the spread of brucellosis from elk to cattle. A team of biologists from the University of Wyoming and the U.S. Geological Survey have built a computer model of elk behavior during spring migration to identify habitats with the highest risk of brucellosis […]

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