USDA nominee for Marketing and Regulatory Programs highlights importance of animal health

July 22, 2021

On July 15, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry held a hearing for the nomination of Jennifer Moffitt to serve as Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs within the USDA. …

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Reporting avian flu will change…eventually

July 22, 2021

Revisions to the World Animal Health Organization’s (OIE) chapter on avian influenza will mean fewer low-pathogenic outbreaks will have to be reported. Still, little may change initially because the United States will continue to observe existing …

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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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