Veterinary Feed Directive will require enhanced communication between vets and producers - Dec. 16, 2016
Industry professionals say the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) that will take effect at the end of this year will require stronger communication between ranchers who use feed-based antibiotics and their veterinarians. The VFD is intended to encourage judicious use of antibiotics within the industry, addressing concerns some people have that antibiotics are becoming less effective in treating human illness. Full Article
By Holly Kennedy, WyFB
On January 11th at the State of the State Address Governor Matt Mead welcomed new and returning legislators, stating “there is a new energy that comes with adding new people to the mix… as always I look forward to working with this body on the important work ahead.” Full Article
--Featuring “Hard Work and Harmony” by Dave Pratt
“Your Future. Your Family. Your Farm Bureau” is the theme of the Jan. 20-21, 2017 Wyoming Farm Bureau Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Conference in Jackson, Wyo. The conference is open to all young agricultural producers between the ages of 18-35 (no membership necessary) and all Farm Bureau members. Children are welcome. Full Article
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