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RHD Confirmed In Oregon Rabbits
RHD Confirmed In Oregon Rabbits
For the first time in over a year, Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease has been confirmed in domestic rabbits in Oregon.  State Veterinarian Dr. Ryan Scholz said 21 rabbits from one Multnomah County property died over a 72-hour period. “The strain that we have and have been dealing with also is able to infect North American wild rabbits and jackrabbits. That real...
Advocates Claim Deere's Right-to-Repair May Violate Clean Air Act
Advocates Claim Deere's Right-to-Repair May Violate Clean Air Act
Consumer advocates claim that John Deere may be violating the Clean Air Act by limiting repairs on the emission control systems of its machines.  Such repairs are only authorized to certified John Deere dealers. The Clean Air Act requires companies to provide the necessary information, including software, to repair emission control systems in vehicles.  Compani...
WSDA: Murder Hornet Hs A New Name
WSDA: Murder Hornet Hs A New Name
The Entomological Society of America has adopted “northern giant hornet” for the species Vespa mandarinia in its Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms List.  While there was no official ESA common name until now, the hornet has been most often referred to as “Asian giant hornet” or “murder hornet” since its introduction in North America became widely known in 2020. The Washington State Dep

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