Veterinary Extension and Continuing Education
Keep current with veterinary medical services, research and principles
MU Veterinary Extension and Continuing Education offers educational activities for veterinarians, vet techs and the general public. Continuing education credits are available via in-person and online seminars delivered by college faculty, the university community and other experts.
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News & articles
- Published: Monday, July 27, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension dairy veterinarian Scott Poock says three types of flies cause economic damage and discomfort in cattle.Typically appearing in spring, horn flies, face flies and stable flies carried over to summer ...
- Published: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019
MEMPHIS, Mo. – Farmers sometimes take risks that pay off better than balance sheets show.That was the case in 1965 when a banker told a new graduate of the University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine that he did not think there was enough ...
- Published: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Two years of abnormal weather changed plant growth, which changes livestock digestion. In the end cows die.The words “it’s very complex” kept popping up in a University of Missouri emergency teleconference of state and ...
- Published: Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – U.S. pork producers should be aware of an emerging swine disease, says University of Missouri Extension veterinarian Corinne Bromfield.Chinese pork producers reported the 13th outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) Sept. 6. It has ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2017
Anaplasmosis in cattle is an infectious disease caused by a bacteria known as Anaplasma marginale. The disease is common in Missouri. Clinical cases can occur at any time of the year, but the majority of cases are seen in late summer and fall. The ...
Publication date: May 1, 2012
This publication is one in a series about operating and managing a pasture-based dairy. Although these publications often refer to conditions in Missouri, many of the principles and concepts described may apply to operations throughout the United ...
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