Farmers need to be on high alert for a newly discovered tick (LISTEN)

by | Oct 7, 2022 | News, Show Me Today

This is a photo of a tick.

Photo Credit: University of Missouri

An extremely aggressive tick species that can hurt cattle have been found in Linn County by University of Missouri researchers.

The discovery of the longhorned tick was both telling and worrisome to Veterinary pathologist Rosalie Ierardi; the one who found it. She and her colleague, Ram Raghavan, spoke with Ashley Byrd.

(LISTEN to parts No. 1 and 2)