Investigator to protect N.D. from animal diseases
Published 08/18/2009, The Jamestown Sun
With the threat of bovine tuberculosis to the east and brucellosis to the west, North Dakota animal health officials have added another precaution against new animal diseases entering the state. The state Board of Animal Health has hired a field investigator, a first for North Dakota. Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said Justin Maddock, who has worked as a livestock producer and a government administrator, will help the state ward off diseases that can have devastating effects on livestock.Word count: 732
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