avian flu

U.S. Slapped $228 Million in Tariffs by Mexico; Avian Flu Found in a Wild Duck From Oregon
U.S. Slapped $228 Million in Tariffs by Mexico; Avian Flu Found in a Wild Duck From Oregon
Mexico has made a pledge to enact $228 million in tariffs on U.S. products following the World Trade Organization opening the door for trade retaliations against U.S. Country-of-Origin meat labeling. Mexico will enact the tariffs on U.S. apples, dairy products, liquor and hygiene products...
Microsoft Working With USDA; Agriculture Committee Busy at Work
Microsoft Working With USDA; Agriculture Committee Busy at Work
USDA will partner with Microsoft to launch the "Innovation Challenge," a contest designed to explore how climate change will impact the United States' food system. The challenge invites entrants to develop and publish new applications and tools that can analyze multiple sources of information about the nation's food supply, including key USDA data sets that are now hosted on Microsoft Az
A Call for Emergency Assistance to Poultry and Egg Producers; Grey Wolf Removed Endangered Species List Considered
A Call for Emergency Assistance to Poultry and Egg Producers; Grey Wolf Removed Endangered Species List Considered
Four top ag ranking members have sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget calling for emergency assistance to be released to poultry and egg producers suffering flock losses from H5N2 avian influenza infections. The leaders recognize the recent support USDA and OMB have extended to the impacted areas which has affected nearly 100 farms in more than a dozen states...
Avian Flu effecting Egg Production; WA Senator Says Ex-Im Banks Good for Small Business
Avian Flu effecting Egg Production; WA Senator Says Ex-Im Banks Good for Small Business
The highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of avian influenza has now impacted 5.3-million laying hens on an Iowa egg operation. The operation represents about 1.5-percent of the total layer population in the United States. Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, says the egg farm is a significant producer and highlights how important it is that everything possible is done to contain the disease and w