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McMillan Advises Horse Owners to Vaccinate for EEE & West Nile Virus

Dan Alabama, Equine, Industry News Release

Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries Commissioner John McMillan has announced that three horses have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) by the departmentís diagnostic laboratory in Auburn. The positive results came from horses in Houston, Mobile and Geneva Counties. EEE is a mosquito-transmitted disease that is more severe than West Nile Virus (WNV). The mortality rate in horses …

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McMillan Encouraged by USDA Tariff Relief Program

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, Trade

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) unveiled a plan to remedy losses sustained by American agriculture producers due to retaliatory tariffs. The $12 billion package of aid is expected to create a short-term solution to the ongoing trade negotiations. According to USDA, the funding falls in line with the estimated $11 billion impact of retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agricultural …

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Alabama ADAI Helping Farmers and Consumers

Dan Alabama

This past weekend, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI), John McMillan, attended the annual Alabama Cattlemenís Convention in Huntsville. He told Southeast AgNetís Randall Weiseman their department is there to help farmers and consumers across the state. Alabama ADAI Helping Farmers and Consumers

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McMillan Pleased with New Testing Capabilities for CWD

Dan Alabama

On Tuesday, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) John McMillan, along with Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) Chris Blankenship, announced the purchase of new testing equipment for the State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. McMillan told Southeast AgNet the equipment will be dedicated to testing samples for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) found …

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Alabama Announces Enhanced Testing Capabilities for Chronic Wasting Disease

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, John McMillan, in cooperation with Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR), Chris Blankenship, announce the purchase of new testing equipment at the State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The equipment known as Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) will be dedicated to testing samples for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) …