University president opposes moving federal laboratory out of Wyoming

University president opposes moving federal laboratory out of Wyoming

The Cattle Business Weekly

University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan said he opposes a Senate Appropriations Committee recommendation to relocate a U.S. Department of Agriculture animal disease research laboratory from UW to Manhattan, Kan.

The Senate Appropriations Committee recently recommended $1.5 million to relocate the USDA Agricultural Research Service’s Arthropod-Borne Animal Disease Research Laboratory (ABADRL), which conducts research on diseases spread by insects, including bluetongue, vesicular stomatitis and Rift Valley fever.

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