Volume 37 | December 21, 2018
Merry Christmas from WLIC!
WI-Origin Tags Now Available!
WLIC is selling Wisconsin-branded tags, as well as readers and taggers on our website in the online store!

The WLIC online store gives producers several options for purchasing the WI-Origin™ tags, including choice of style, color, and price. Other preferences include a selection of both RFID (radio frequency identification), or non-RFID tags.

WLIC is competitively priced and all proceeds will be used to fund our programs and services. In addition, Allflex, USA, provides WLIC with a 10-cent rebate for every Wisconsin-branded tag sold.
WLIC Trivia
Farming allows how many million Americans to work ?

A) 6
B) 11
C) 18
D) 24

Answer shown below!
In the News
$1.5 Million Investment to Protect Canada’s Swine Industry
The Canadian government announced an investment of $1.5 million in funding from the Canadian Agricultural Partnerships’ AgriAssurance Program to the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) to adopt a virus detection system to improve the country’s swine health surveillance.

Coffee shop talk: What cowboys are saying about cattle ID, traceability
In recent weeks a reporter has been visiting with cattle growers to see what topics are floating around the coffee shop.  Cattle traceability   is one of the topics that is getting quite a bit of chatter lately.

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Horse Farm Biosecurity
Reducing the risk and frequency of contagious disease outbreaks can be a challenge, but the horse owner can do a few things to help control introduction or spread of diseases on a farm. Toward that end, Josie Traub-Dargatz, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, professor emeritus of equine medicine at Colorado State University, suggests horse owners read a USDA biosecurity brochure. 

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WLIC Trivia Answer
Farming allows how many million Americans to work ?

A) 6
B) 11
C) 18
D) 24

24 million Americans work thanks to the Agricultural industry.

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