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: Tuesday, May 9, 2023
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension state forage specialist Craig Roberts says now is the time to check for ergot in the seed heads of grasses.Ergot can cause severe illness in livestock, especially cattle and horses. One early sign is ...
- Published: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Several antibiotics used in cattle and other livestock will require a veterinary prescription in the coming months. This change represents the final phase of the Food and Drug Administration’s efforts to bring all medically ...
- Published: Friday, May 20, 2022
COLUMBIA, Mo. – With avian influenza numbers dropping, bird lovers can continue to enjoy feeding their feathered friends with little risk, says Robert Pierce, University of Missouri Extension wildlife and fisheries specialist.Fewer reports of dead ...
- Published: Friday, Feb. 18, 2022
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Many beef and dairy calves will be born in the next three months. As spring calving season approaches, University of Missouri Extension experts stress the importance of properly caring for newborn calves.It is critical that newborn ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2023
Craig A. PayneAssociate Extension ProfessorVeterinary Medical Extension and Continuing EducationRosalie IerardiClinical InstructorVeterinary Medical Diagnostic LaboratoryTheileria orientalis (Ikeda genotype) is a protozoal organism that is relatively ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2022
Craig A. Payne, DVM, MSAssociate Extension ProfessorVeterinary Medical Extension and Continuing EducationPamela Adkins, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIMAssistant ProfessorFood Animal Medicine and SurgeryBackgroundIn December of 2013, the Food and Drug ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2017
Craig PayneDirector, Veterinary Extension and Continuing EducationAnaplasmosis 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, ...
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 ...
The VMDL is an accredited full-service laboratory that provides in-depth diagnostic support to veterinary practitioners, livestock and poultry industry interests, companion animal interests and others.
NCARG's mission is to accelerate the rate of adoption of profitable reproductive and genomic technologies in the beef industry. It is a multi-disciplinary partnership among faculty in MU's CAFNR and College of Veterinary Medicine.
Meet the experts
- Craig Payne ASSOC. EXT. PROF., EXT. VET MED View Profile
- Scott Poock ASSOC. EXT. PROF., EXT. VET MED View Profile
- Corinne Bromfield ASST. EXT. PROF., SWINE PRODUCTION MED & EDUCATION DIRECTOR, EXT. ANIMAL HEALTH & PRODUCTION View Profile
- Timothy Evans ASSOC. PROF. & STATE EXT. SPECIALIST, VETERINARY MEDICINE View Profile