Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)


The Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry is carefully monitoring the present situation with Foreign Animal Diseases that have surfaced around the globe. It is imperative that we stay abreast of animal health issues that could affect our state, as well as in foreign countries. With this mission, it is equally important that we educate producers and consumers across Nebraska on the issues and address concerns related to their food production.

This site will link you to the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) direct web sites which contain facts and address questions regarding Foot-and-Mouth Disease. We urge you to use these resources to assist you as you become informed on the situation.

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Animal Health, can be reached at 402-471-2351 for reporting or inquiring for further information. The USDA has developed a hotline number for Foot-and-Mouth Disease, 800-601-9327.

Foot-and-Mouth Disease Factsheet – USDA

Foot-and-Mouth Disease - General Information

Foot-and-Mouth Disease - International Travel Information

NDA Abbreviated Response Summary: Foreign Animal Disease Emergency Response Levels

United States Department of Agriculture - Foot and Mouth Disease