National Dairy FARM Program Launches Enhanced Biosecurity Initiative

Dan Biosecurity, Dairy

The National Dairy Farmers Assuring Responsible Management Program last week announced the launch of FARM Biosecurity – Enhanced. The project is a new aspect of the FARM Biosecurity Program that includes training and an online database. FARM Biosecurity – Enhanced, includes an online database to develop and securely store dairy producers’ enhanced biosecurity plans and an online training that helps …


Officials Urging Poultry Producers to Tighten Up Biosecurity Even More

Dan Avian Influenza, Biosecurity, Eggs, Poultry, USDA-APHIS

On Saturday, the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial layer chicken flock in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and a non-commercial backyard flock (non-poultry) in Utah County, Utah. Both cases were confirmed at the APHIS National Veterinary Services Laboratories in Ames, Iowa. APHIS is working closely with state …