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Europe pushes for acceptance of HPAI vaccination

With widespread outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in poultry across the continent since the start of winter, European Union agriculture ministers want to explore the future use of vaccines in disease control.

Agriculture ministers of the European Union agreed on a strategic approach to the prevention and control of highly pathogenic avian influenza through the development of vaccination.


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Jon Wefald’s deep impact on agriculture, education

Former Minnesota agriculture commissioner and Kansas State University president dies at the age of 84

Jon Wefald, the former president of Kansas State University and the former commissioner of agriculture of Minnesota, was the type of leader who left a lasting impression.


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More Philippines provinces introduce tight HPAI controls

As cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza are detected on the island of Mindanao, provincial authorities in the Philippines are launching new measures to halt the spread of infection into their territories.

As cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza are detected on the island of Mindanao, provincial authorities in the Philippines are launching new measures to halt the spread of infection into their territories. 


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Could game cameras be a useful poultry biosecurity tool?

Cameras that capture movement can find possible carriers of diseases that affect poultry

Research to determine if monitoring poultry farms with game cameras to help trace outside sources that increase the risk of Salmonella could also be applicable to monitoring farms’ risks of being infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza.


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