Cattle fever ticks, carriers of a blood disease that once nearly wiped out the U.S. cattle herd, has landed farther north in the Texas interior in recent months, violating a permanent tick quarantine zone established by USDA and causing the establishment of a host of temporary quarantine zones that currently affect over 500,000 acres of Texas ranch country.
With big advancements in science including the new concept of gene-altering CRISPR/Cas9, scientists believe they have found an effective way of protecting humans from deadly, disease-transmitting mosquitoes. Read more about their advancements by clicking here.Read More »
By Alan Kovski of Bloomberg BNA Developers, farmers, oil and gas companies, electric utilities and others may need to take steps soon to avoid harming an endangered bumblebee but say they are not sure how to go about it. Those worries have led industry associations to ask Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke[…]Read More »