USDA has awarded Boehringer Ingelheim a contract to help supply a vaccine bank that will protect U.S. livestock from foot-and-mouth disease.
The USDA does not have access to enough FMD vaccine to avoid devastating economic consequences to the U.S. economy, should an outbreak occur.
Animal health first responders now have an important tool in their hands to mitigate the potentially catastrophic economic and animal welfare impacts of a Foot-and-Mouth Disease outbreak on U.S. soil. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) has announced the licensing of a rapid-response (three-hour) Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) diagnostic kit […]
Cheers from the National Corn Growers Association for new trade legislation introduced last week in D.C. The CREAATE bill would gradually increase investment in the Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) programs, ultimately improving the competitiveness of the U.S. agricultural community in the global economy. H.R. 2321, the Cultivating Revitalization by Expanding […]