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Farm biosecurity is a critical component of modern agriculture. It involves implementing measures to prevent and control the introduction and spread of diseases and pests within agricultural systems. Biosecurity is crucial not only for safeguarding crop and livestock health...
Introduction Skip to Introduction It is economically and technically infeasible for producers to exclude all pathogens from their herds. Instead producers aim for minimal disease status; expending resources to exclude specific pathogens and control the ones they already have. Maintaining a...
We often talk about live animals, people and vehicles as being the highest risk for introducing disease to a farm operation. But what about smart phones as a fomite? Scientists at the University of Arizona found that smartphones had...
Maintaining the health of your swine herd requires a biosecurity plan that describes the practical measures you have taken to prevent the entry and spread of diseases on your farm. Authors Casey Zangaro, Swine Production Educator, MSU Extension phone: 785‑285‑2127, email:...
Livestock and poultry producers now have access to enhanced disease prediction and movement mapping with Farm Health Guardian. The latest development for the biosecurity software platform, the new mapping feature will help producers manage their biosecurity risks with geographic...
Improve herd health with frequent evaluation and biosecurity protocol changes. Are you having recurring health issues in your herd? Improving pig health and well-being may mean changing biosecurity protocols. Making a plan and getting everyone on board is crucial to...
Source: PigHealthToday.com The latest disease outbreaks fueled by new disease variants are good reminders that the best biosecurity plans must include strategies to keep disease contained within a barn as well as ways to prevent new disease outbreaks. “We have to...
Farmscape for December 12, 2023 Full Interview 11:17 Listen An Edmonton based veterinary consultant suggests, by improving the design of the loadout, pork producers can reduce the risk of disease transmission from transport trailers back into the barn. "Practical...
Information about disinfectants commonly used on the farm for disease control.
Virox Technologies, the maker of Prevail disinfectants and the manufacturer of some of the world’s  safest, most effective, eco-friendly disinfectant chemistries, is pleased to announce a new partnership  with EthoGuard Inc. Effective from June 17th, 2022, EthoGuard is appointed...
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