Posted on: December 20, 2014 3:20 PM
Big data, drones and livestock genetics in 2015
No doubt you’ve heard about big data by now. Several farm organizations have warned farmers of the dangers of vendors collecting farm data although some associations have struck accords with some of those data-collectors already. But today, let...
Posted on: December 14, 2014 11:50 AM
Avian Influenza Confirmed in 9 B.C. Poultry Barns, Affecting Over 180,000 Birds
A strain of avian influenza has now been confirmed in 9 poultry barns in British Columbia, affecting over 180 000 birds.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency first reported the presence of H5 avian influenza on December 2, 2014. At that point, it was...
Posted on: December 6, 2014 11:18 AM
Cattle Quarantined in Montana After Brucellosis Case Confirmed
On Friday, Montana state officials announced that a few thousand head of cattle had been quarantined, as a cow near the border of Yellowstone National Park has tested positive for brucellosis.
Brucellosis was first introduced into North America by...