NIAA Weekly News Bulletin

SEPTEMBER 10, 2020


Don't blame animal agriculture for climate change.

Frank Mitloehner

With animal agriculture making strides in sustainability, can it still be blamed it for climate change?

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Survey shows Generation Z is not ready for lab-grown meat.

AGDAILY Reporters

A recent survey published shows 72 percent of Generation Z is not ready for lab produced meat. 

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UMD receives grant to analyze disease resistance in dairy – The goal of the research is to identify genes and underlying mechanisms for dairy cattle.

Research being conducted on respiratory disease in swine – Kansas State University receives a grant to conduct research in control PRRSV.

Merck release Nasalgen® 3–PMH – Nasalgen® 3-PMH protects beef and dairy cattle from the five most common pneumonia-causing pathogens.

Slaughter Safety – Dr. Jennifer Acuff shares her research around beef safety and the importance of eliminating pathogens on the MeatsPad podcast.

Human of AABP launches on Facebook – The Human of AABP program is used to tell the stories through Facebook about difficult parts of being a veterinarian.

ARS scientists take on the mosquito – USDA's Animal Research service is researching environment and insecticide resistance to target insects, such as the mosquito. 


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OPPORTUNITIES in Animal Agriculture

Healthy Farms Healthy Agriculture offers Discovery Learning Series

The Healthy Farms Healthy Agriculture (HFHA) Project’s Biosecurity Learning Module Series is for students and is intended to create a new culture of biosecurity advocates.

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USDA in search of candidates for air quality task force

The Task Force advises the Secretary of Agriculture on air quality and its relationship to agriculture based on sound scientific findings and review of research on agricultural air quality supported by federal agencies. 

To apply or learn more, visit here.

Kentucky Department of Agriculture seeking new state vet

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is seeking to hire a new State Veterinarian to serve as the chief animal agriculture health official in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and as a liaison to Kentucky’s livestock and commodity groups.

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