Farmers and ranchers were most concerned about rabid dogs biting cattle 20 years ago. Not now. Today, a bite from an infected wild animal, such as a fox or raccoon, is the more common method of infection in cattle.
More than 200 pounds of pork concealed in the engine compartment of a vehicle were discovered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge in Laredo, Texas, on July 29.
In June, over 650 pounds of illegal meat and dairy products in passenger luggage in airports were seized by Northern Irish authorities. ASF DNA was detected in a sausage, sparking a new campaign in the UK.
USDA’s APHIS announced a sources sought notice that will be posted for 30 days to gather information from interested diagnostics manufacturers on their ability to supply test kits for three major livestock diseases.
John Waddell, director of swine key account veterinarians at Boehringer Ingelheim, shares his views on mentoring, leadership, strategy and what he’s learned during his career in this exclusive Farm Journal's PORK Q&A.
Under-reporting of notifiable animal diseases within the U.S. can have significant domestic and international ramifications. But false or premature reports can be similarly damaging. Pork groups urge change to USDA plan.
USDA scientists have identified a new way to detect the presence of live ASF virus that minimizes the need for samples from live animals and provides easier access to veterinary labs that need to diagnose the virus.
Cassie Jones, associate professor at Kansas State University, knows much of the learning students do in college happens outside the classroom. Here's how she is introducing undergrads to research and the swine industry.
COVID-19 has exposed a lot of issues in our food supply chain, said House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-MN). One of the things that he's focusing on is preparedness in the future event of a crisis.
Two of the world's largest meatpackers have installed ultraviolet air cleaning equipment in some of their U.S. processing plants. The decision comes as pressure increases on companies to protect workers from COVID-19.