Advisory Committee on Animal Health Appointed
August 2, 2013
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Thursday announced the members of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Advisory Committee on Animal Health who will serve on the committee through Aug. 21, 2014. The American Sheep Industry Association's recommendation was Cindy Wolf, DVM, a sheep and cattle farmer and small ruminant specialist from Minnesota, who was appointed to the committee.
The committee will provide public and industry perspectives on USDA strategies, policies and programs to prevent, control and/or eradicate animal health diseases. The committee will also lead broader dialogue on public health concerns and the stability of the livestock economies.