The U.S. Senate has confirmed Alexis Taylor as USDA’s Under Secretary of Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs. The Wednesday vote is drawing positive reactions from the agriculture community, including the U.S. Meat Export Federation, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, National Milk Producers Federation, and also... Read More.
Arkansas has confirmed its third case of highly pathogenic avian influenza. Arkansas Secretary of Ag Wes Ward says testing confirmed the virus in an Arkansas County backyard flock after an increase in mortality. The state department of ag says there have been several reports... Read More.
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza has been reported in a commercial turkey flock in central Minnesota. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says the Meeker County flock is the first to be confirmed with the disease in the state since May. Senior Veterinarian Dr. Shauna Voss... Read More.