The National Pork Producers Council and 30 state pork producer associations asked Agriculture Secretary Perdue on Thursday to take additional measures to protect the U.S. pork industry from African swine fever.
Each layer of biosecurity can make a difference when it comes to protecting your farm’s livelihood. Ilia Zubtsov of PIC Russia shares some of the most impactful biosecurity changes they’ve implemented in Russia.
Is it possible to live with ASF? Although no one wants to live with this devastating virus that has no cure or vaccine, Ilia Zubtsov says it’s possible. But, there are several things the industry needs to do first.
China’s pork prices are staying close to 2019’s record after efforts to halt the coronavirus epidemic have slowed transport of pigs and delayed the restart of slaughtering plants, crimping tight supplies of pork.
United by a common focus to protect the health of the U.S. swine industry, the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Board of Directors is gearing up for a busy year ahead. Here's a look at key points in the 2020 plan.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation today that authorizes funding for 740 new agricultural inspectors at land, air and sea ports to prevent ASF and other foreign animal diseases from entering the U.S.
The U.S. has robust export markets and a lower cost of production than many other countries, but Joe Connor says cost of production could be even lower if we focus on eliminating diseases rather than controlling them.
Animal rights activism ranked as the number one challenge for the future of the pork industry, according to a 2019 Farm Journal survey. Here are four ways you can protect your farm from animal activists.
The annual series of Iowa Pork Regional Conferences has been a long-standing partnership of Iowa Pork Producers Association, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Pork Industry Center.