APHIS introduces wild bird HPAI dashboard

November 3, 2022

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has developed a publicly available dashboard that displays the results from nationwide avian influenza virus (AIV) monitoring in wild bird populations. Wild bird samples are routinely collected …

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APHIS to change indemnities

August 3, 2022

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) plans to propose changes to its rules for indemnities to producers affected by animal diseases such as avian influenza. The agency has submitted a work plan …

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Industry comes together for HPAI Listening Session

March 24, 2022

AEB and UEP leaders Emily Metz and Chad Gregory opened the HPAI Listening Session during the AEB Board Meeting in Sarasota, FL, on March 15, emphasizing the need for the industry to work together during …

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APHIS announces senior leadership changes

July 22, 2021

Kevin Shea, APHIS administrator, announced senior leadership changes, effective August 1. Dr. Rosemary Sifford is named Veterinary Services (VS) next Deputy Administrator and Chief Veterinary Officer and Dr. Alecia Naugle as VS’ Associate Deputy Administrator. …

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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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