Despite many advancements in the industry’s focus on disease risk mitigation, 28 states still allow some type of garbage feeding to swine, increasing the risk of foreign animal disease (FAD) transmission.
One industry feeds the other—and both need relief from trade conflicts. Iowa Soybean Association president Lindsay Geiner tells Chip Flory on AgriTalk about the current crop conditions and state of the pork industry.
The increasing number of disease outbreaks are spurring the U.S. pork industry’s focus and collaboration on finding new ways to help protect the domestic herd from costly foreign animal diseases (FADs).
A University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture researcher’s efforts to understand how exposure to top soil affects the gut microbiome and feed efficiency in pigs have earned him a $500,000 grant from USDA.
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.
Kemin Industries acquires equity position in Aptimmune Biologics and created Kemin Biologics. Vetagro announces a landmark sponsorship with the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research for its Fellow Program.