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AllAfrica.com
FAO to Launch Ept-2 Programme for West and Central AfricaOn 9 and 10 February 2016, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United
FAO to Launch Ept-2 Programme for West and Central Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
On 9 and 10 February 2016, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will officially launch its Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT-2) programme in West and Central Africa, together with relevant partners, in Abidjan, Côte... Read more
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PhysOrg
Collaboration, research key to managing invasive speciesThe spotted lanternfly, which recently was discovered for the first time in the
Collaboration, research key to managing invasive species
PhysOrg / Posted 11 hours ago
The spotted lanternfly, which recently was discovered for the first time in the United States in Berks County, poses a threat to many economically important species of trees and woody ornamentals in Pennsylvania. Credit: Holly Raguza, Pa. Department... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Poultry products from Indiana, US not allowed to enter PH The government has temporarily banned the entry of poultry products coming fr
Poultry products from Indiana, US not allowed to enter PH
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
The government has temporarily banned the entry of poultry products coming from Indiana into the country after the United States Department of Agriculture announced the outbreak of H7N8... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Feds suggest regulation changes for captive marine mammalsThe federal government has released proposed changes to regulations of captive
Feds suggest regulation changes for captive marine mammals
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
The federal government has released proposed changes to regulations of captive marine mammals that affect facilities such as SeaWorld. A leading SeaWorld critic says the new rules issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PH bans Indiana poultry importsThe Agriculture Department has imposed a temporary ban on poultry imports from
PH bans Indiana poultry imports
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
The Agriculture Department has imposed a temporary ban on poultry imports from Dubois County, Indiana in the United States, where an outbreak of bird flu was reported. Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alacala issued Memorandum Order No. 03-16, ordering... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Feds suggest regulation changes for captive marine mammalsThe federal government has released proposed changes to regulations of captive
Feds suggest regulation changes for captive marine mammals
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
The federal government has released proposed changes to regulations of captive marine mammals that affect facilities such as SeaWorld. A leading SeaWorld critic says the new rules issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Driftwood Outdoors: MDC plans to ban feral hog hunting on state landsFeral hogs are a problem in Missouri. Present in an estimated 40 counties, thei
Driftwood Outdoors: MDC plans to ban feral hog hunting on state lands
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Feral hogs are a problem in Missouri. Present in an estimated 40 counties, their destructive nature hurts our state scientifically and economically. Leaders from federal and state agencies and the Missouri General Assembly recognize the problem and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Horses quarantined after virus outbreak at Bartlett farmA horse farm in Bartlett is under quarantine after testing positive for the Equ
Horses quarantined after virus outbreak at Bartlett farm
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
A horse farm in Bartlett is under quarantine after testing positive for the Equine Herpes Virus. Georgette Litchfield, co-owner of the Sunset Hill Farm at 7N460 Bartlett Road in Bartlett, confirmed early Friday the farm is under quarantine after... Read more
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Stuttgart Daily Leader
Phytosanitary agreement reachedU.S. officials confirmed Thursday that the United States and China have agreed
Phytosanitary agreement reached
Stuttgart Daily Leader / Posted 13 days ago
U.S. officials confirmed Thursday that the United States and China have agreed on a phytosanitary protocol that will permit the import of U.S. milled rice. This marks the end to a long process in the rice industry. This was met after many visits to... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Agreement Could Put Arkansas Milled Rice in China by SpringThe U.S. and China have agreed on a phytosanitary protocol that could allow the
Agreement Could Put Arkansas Milled Rice in China by Spring
Arkansas Business / Posted 14 days ago
The U.S. and China have agreed on a phytosanitary protocol that could allow the first commercial imports of American milled rice to that country by this spring. "Arkansas rice farmers recognize that this highly anticipated agreement has been well... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
USDA: China rice-export pact nearThe U.S. and China are in the "last phase" of completing an agreement that woul
USDA: China rice-export pact near
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
The U.S. and China are in the "last phase" of completing an agreement that would allow exports of U.S. rice to China, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday. The deal, 15 years in the making, would give U.S. rice producers access to the... Read more
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Brown City Banner
Complaint filed on animal sanctuary | January 25, 2016BROWN CITY — An animal sanctuary cited for nearly 90 alleged violations of the
Complaint filed on animal sanctuary | January 25, 2016
Brown City Banner / Posted 15 days ago
BROWN CITY — An animal sanctuary cited for nearly 90 alleged violations of the Animal Welfare Act could lose its license. Summer Wind Farms Sanctuary was given 20 days to answer the 24-page complaint filed Jan. 6 by Kevin Shea, Administrator of the... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Petco Drops Animal Supplier Amid Federal Probe(USA TODAY) -- Pet supplies giant Petco has ended its relationship with a small
Petco Drops Animal Supplier Amid Federal Probe
KCEN-TV / Posted 18 days ago
(USA TODAY) -- Pet supplies giant Petco has ended its relationship with a small pet supplier following a federal investigation into the company’s treatment of small animals at its Pennsylvania location. On Tuesday, Petco said it no longer conducts... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
PETCO Drops Small-Animal Supplier Amid ProbePetco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationshi
PETCO Drops Small-Animal Supplier Amid Probe
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 20 days ago
Petco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationship with a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer amid a federal investigation into conditions at the facility where it keeps thousands of hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits and other... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Petco drops small-animal supplier amid federal probePetco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationshi
Petco drops small-animal supplier amid federal probe
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
Petco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationship with a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer amid a federal investigation into conditions at the facility where it keeps thousands of hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits and other... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Petco drops small-animal supplier amid federal probePetco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationshi
Petco drops small-animal supplier amid federal probe
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
Petco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationship with a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer amid a federal investigation into conditions at the facility where it keeps thousands of hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits and other... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
PETCO Drops Small-Animal Supplier Amid ProbePetco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationshi
PETCO Drops Small-Animal Supplier Amid Probe
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 20 days ago
Petco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationship with a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer amid a federal investigation into conditions at the facility where it keeps thousands of hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits and other... Read more
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The Morning Call
Petco drops small-animal supplier amid federal probePetco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationshi
Petco drops small-animal supplier amid federal probe
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
Petco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationship with a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer amid a federal investigation into conditions at the facility where it keeps thousands of hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits and other... Read more
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The Columbian
Petco drops small-animal supplier amid federal probePetco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationshi
Petco drops small-animal supplier amid federal probe
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
Petco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationship with a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer amid a federal investigation into conditions at the facility where it keeps thousands of hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits and other... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Petco drops small-animal supplier amid federal probePetco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationshi
Petco drops small-animal supplier amid federal probe
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 20 days ago
Petco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationship with a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer amid a federal investigation into conditions at the facility where it keeps thousands of hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits and other... Read more
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ABC News
Petco Drops Small-Animal Supplier Amid Federal ProbePetco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationshi
Petco Drops Small-Animal Supplier Amid Federal Probe
ABC News / Posted 20 days ago
Petco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationship with a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer amid a federal investigation into conditions at the facility where it keeps thousands of hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits and other... Read more
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Business Insurance
U.S. deploys newly minted bird flu plan to protect humans, poultry(Reuters) — U.S. farm and health officials are racing to assess the threat that
U.S. deploys newly minted bird flu plan to protect humans, poultry
Business Insurance / Posted 21 days ago
(Reuters) — U.S. farm and health officials are racing to assess the threat that a type of bird flu never before seen in the country poses to humans and poultry, employing emergency plans drawn up in the wake of a devastating outbreak in birds last... Read more
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Daily Mail
Health officials deploy new emergency bird flu plan in IndianaHealth officials deploy new emergency bird flu plan in desperate attempt to con
Health officials deploy new emergency bird flu plan in Indiana
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Health officials deploy new emergency bird flu plan in desperate attempt to contain never-before-seen virus in Indiana The new virus H7N8 was first detected in Indiana on Thursday night CDC officials rushed to the scene on Friday to killed all the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US deploys newly minted bird flu plan to protect humans, poultryCHICAGO: U.S. farm and health officials are racing to assess the threat that a
US deploys newly minted bird flu plan to protect humans, poultry
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
CHICAGO: U.S. farm and health officials are racing to assess the threat that a type of bird flu never before seen in the country poses to humans and poultry, employing emergency plans drawn up in the wake of a devastating outbreak in birds last... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bird flu flagged, state sets defensesArkansas is prepared to fight an outbreak of bird flu, industry and government
Bird flu flagged, state sets defenses
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
Arkansas is prepared to fight an outbreak of bird flu, industry and government officials said Friday after the United States Department of Agriculture confirmed the first deadly case of the disease since June. Bird flu hit a commercial turkey flock... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio monitoring avian flu case in IndianaCOLUMBUS State agriculture officials are keeping a close eye on a confirmed ca
Ohio monitoring avian flu case in Indiana
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 24 days ago
COLUMBUS State agriculture officials are keeping a close eye on a confirmed case of avian flu in southern Indiana, weeks after Ohio lifted a state ban on poultry displays at fairs, auctions and other events. Erica Hawkins, spokeswoman for the Ohio... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio agriculture officials keeping watch on avian flu case in IndianaCOLUMBUS State agriculture officials are keeping a close eye on a confirmed ca
Ohio agriculture officials keeping watch on avian flu case in Indiana
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 24 days ago
COLUMBUS State agriculture officials are keeping a close eye on a confirmed case of avian flu in southern Indiana, weeks after Ohio lifted a state ban on poultry displays at fairs, auctions and other events. Erica Hawkins, spokeswoman for the Ohio... Read more
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FOX News
Tracing the bird flu outbreak in US poultry flocksTwo highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza (HPAI) have been found in 14 U
Tracing the bird flu outbreak in US poultry flocks
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
Two highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza (HPAI) have been found in 14 U.S. states since December, prompting partial to total bans on imports of U.S. poultry and egg products to other countries that were valued at more than $6 billion last... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Edgewater contracts with agency for lethal option in geese problemEDGEWATER - After exhausting non-lethal methods of Canada geese population cont
Edgewater contracts with agency for lethal option in geese problem
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 27 days ago
EDGEWATER - After exhausting non-lethal methods of Canada geese population control, the borough on Jan. 11 approved a contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to capture and euthanize the birds on... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Sharpshooters to be used in village deer management programFayetteville — The Fayetteville Village Board recently voted to enter into a co
Sharpshooters to be used in village deer management program
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
Fayetteville — The Fayetteville Village Board recently voted to enter into a contract with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use skilled sharpshooters to bait-and-cull white-tailed deer with suppressed rifles rather than use... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Fayetteville signs agreement to use sharpshooters to reduce deer herdThe village board voted Monday night to use the federal sharpshooters rather th
Fayetteville signs agreement to use sharpshooters to reduce deer herd
The Post-Standard / Posted 28 days ago
The village board voted Monday night to use the federal sharpshooters rather than rely on volunteer archers to bait and kill deer as initially planned. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, also known as... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Fayetteville close to using sharpshooters, not archers, to cull deer herdThe village of Fayetteville is expected to vote tonight on a plan to hire sharp
Fayetteville close to using sharpshooters, not archers, to cull deer herd
The Post-Standard / Posted 29 days ago
The village of Fayetteville is expected to vote tonight on a plan to hire sharpshooters for its deer management program, rather than using volunteer archers to bait and kill deer as initially planned. The village's deer committee has recommended the... Read more
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KPVI News 6 Pocatello
Federal agency tentatively OKs wolf management planJACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Environmental groups are objecting to how a federal agency
Federal agency tentatively OKs wolf management plan
KPVI News 6 Pocatello / Posted 29 days ago
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Environmental groups are objecting to how a federal agency has developed a new management plan for handling conflicts between wolves and livestock producers in Wyoming. Wildlife Services is an agency with the U.S. Agriculture... Read more
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ABC Montana
Federal agency tentatively OKs wolf management planJACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Environmental groups are objecting to how a federal agency
Federal agency tentatively OKs wolf management plan
ABC Montana / Posted 30 days ago
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Environmental groups are objecting to how a federal agency has developed a new management plan for handling conflicts between wolves and livestock producers in Wyoming. Wildlife Services is an agency with the U.S. Agriculture... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Federal agency tentatively OKs wolf management planJACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Environmental groups are objecting to how a federal agency
Federal agency tentatively OKs wolf management plan
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 30 days ago
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Environmental groups are objecting to how a federal agency has developed a new management plan for handling conflicts between wolves and livestock producers in Wyoming. Wildlife Services is an agency with the U.S. Agriculture... Read more
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