Texas A&M AgriLife Research received more than $1.7 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture funding for two projects in collaboration with the University of California and others to combat citrus greening.
Animal diseases can cause serious social, economic and environmental damage, impact on animal welfare and in some cases directly threaten human health. These diseases ignore borders. Livestock provides one third of huma
After several years of discussion, "sustainability" in beef production still means different things to different people. To some, the pastoral image of small herds grazing extensive pastures with minimal inp
We've all seen the process: As towns and suburbs swallow up farmland, the population of once-rural counties becomes less supportive of agriculture, resulting in regulatory barriers to farm expansion or creation of
The FDA recently released its 2014-2015 Retail Meat Interim Report, summarizing data from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS). The report focuses specifically on salmonella, one of the most c
For animal health officials, producers and veterinarians, a timely, coordinated and effective response to a multi-state animal health emergency is imperative to supporting the continuity of business that food animal ind
Bob Dwelle, a potato physiologist who was a respected member of the Potato Association of America and a professor at the University of Idaho, died Sept. 4 at age 69 due to complications of congestive heart failure.