COVID-19 has caused excruciating issues for the pork industry. From market disruptions to pork producers having to make incredibly difficult decisions because of over-capacity, 2020 has been a year for the ages.
Influenza A virus in swine is one of the primary respiratory pathogens challenging pork production systems. One of the biggest factors that has continued to make it such an issue is its genetic diversity.
As reports of ASF make headlines around the globe, the U.S. pork industry continues to work together to keep this deadly virus of pigs out of the country’s swine herd. But the question remains, is it enough?
Brucella suis is on the rise in feral swine populations in the U.S. USDA's APHIS is issuing a draft policy statement through the Federal Select Agent Program on research with Brucella species in outdoor settings.
After finishing her DVM, Chelsea Ruston went back to explore ways to improve biosecurity on the farm, including staged loading as an additional layer of biosecurity and the efficacy of ultraviolet-C light.
Growth in pork exports from the European Union will slow significantly as Germany faces trade restrictions following a swine fever outbreak and Chinese demand contracts, the EU's executive forecast on Monday.
It started off as a normal day of deer hunting for Ryan Brook’s colleague and his friends. But when they came around a bend and walked into a group of several hundred feral swine, their day changed in a heartbeat.
The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service continues to recognize the unprecedented challenge that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to trade. Here's the latest interim guidance for U.S. CBP ag specialists.
Two more cases of ASF have been confirmed in wild boars in the eastern German state of Brandenburg, with one found outside the area of the first discoveries, the federal agriculture ministry said on Wednesday.