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Feds Taking Steps to Address Rural Veterinary Shortages

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture is taking steps to address veterinary shortages in rural America. The agency says 74 food animal and public health veterinarians will get educational loan assistance in exchange for a three-year commitment to practice in a USDA-designated veterinary shortage area. The awards were handed out as part of the Veterinary …

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Canada Veterinary University Receives 20,000 Acre Donation

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Canada’s University of Calgary’s faculty of veterinary medicine has received a substantial gift to continue its mission. A father and daughter duo have donated an entire working ranch and 1,000 head of cattle to the university. The Calgary Herald reports that in terms of monetary value, W.A. Ranches – which is valued at $44 million – is the largest gift …