|Scholarly Siege of Boston: Frontier’s 23rd Field Trip|
A blog post by Gabrielle Abeles-Allison, NCFPD Information Tech Student, University of Minnesota Undergraduate in Food Science
In Mid-October, the NCFPD associated Frontier group made its 23rd trip, but its first to the port city of Boston, Massachusetts. Called, “A Scholarly Siege of Boston,” the group spent time discussing behavioral economics, port security, and everything in between.
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This month in history
During 14-18 July 1863, one of the first international veterinary conferences was convened in Hamburg. Organized by the Edinburgh-based Dr. John Gamgee, the International Veterinary Congress was devoted to cross-border disease control and, in particular, the troubling spread of rinderpest. Rinderpest, also known as the cattle plague, was a growing concern in western Europe; two years later (and as Dr. Gamgee anticipated), rinderpest would spread to Great Britain.