Free biosecurity webinar series: Prevention is key

March 18, 2021

Registration is open for a series of four webinars on what lessons were learned from previous avian influenza outbreaks and the preventive biosecurity measures needed to protect our U.S. flocks. These free webinars are one …

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American Rescue Plan requires egg purchases

March 18, 2021

President Biden signed a massive $1.9 trillion COVID relief package called the American Rescue Plan Act. Among its many provisions is a $3.6 billion mandate to purchase agricultural commodities, some of which are required to …

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Free biosecurity webinar series: Prevention is key to stop avian influenza

March 4, 2021

Recent cases of HPAI have been confirmed in Europe, Asia and Africa, and many poultry owners and producers are concerned about spread of the virus to their flocks. As the bird migration season is upon us, …

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Biosecurity vigilance critical during spring migration

February 18, 2021

Although most of the U.S. is encountering winter weather, spring is right around the corner, and the wild birds are beginning to migrate back to northern breeding grounds. Migration is arduous, and birds need to …

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APHIS hosts webinar on HPAI, wild bird surveillance

February 4, 2021

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) leadership and poultry experts hosted a virtual webinar on  February 2 to discuss the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Europe and East Asia. The agency …

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