How Will Pork Industry Survive Trying Times?
Mar 12, 2019 by Jennifer Shike
The future belongs to those who can adapt to change and gain the best market access. With global population rising by 78 million per year, the U.S. pork industry has a great opportunity ahead.
Foreign Animal Disease Tops Resolutions Approved by NPPC
Mar 08, 2019 by Jennifer Shike
At the annual business meeting of the National Pork Producers Council, delegates adopted several important resolutions, including those that call on NPPC to strengthen measures to prevent foreign animal diseases.
Pork Producers Express Mixed Emotions About African Swine Fever
Jan 30, 2019 by Jennifer Shike
Although everyone can agree an ASF outbreak in the U.S. would be disastrous, pork producers at the Illinois Pork Expo offered varying perspectives on the topic this week.
U.S. Learning Lessons From ASF Outbreaks
Jan 15, 2019 by Sara Brown
As reports continue to come in about the spread of African swine fever through China’s hog herd, important lessons are emerging that U.S. producers are taking to heart.
Dec 28, 2018 by Jennifer Shike
From the Beagle Brigade to vaccines and from wild pigs to cultural differences, here are seven different perspectives covered by Farm Journal’s PORK on African swine fever.
Oct 29, 2018 by Jennifer Shike
The hog market put in one of its best performances last week as the number of African swine fever (ASF) reports climbed in China. On AgriTalk, Chip Flory talked with Jim Wiesemeyer, Shaun Haney and Tim Burrack about ASF.
Oct 23, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Livestock producers and veterinary leaders in government, industry and private practice wrestle with tough health issues at the U.S. Animal Health Association annual meeting, taking place through Wednesday this week.
Global Diseases Continue to Worry Pig Farmers
Oct 18, 2018 by Sara Brown
According to the swine disease global surveillance report from the University of and Swine Health Information Center, pig farmers continue to be plagued by multiple disease risks.