COVID-19 concerns may have kept 2020 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference attendees physically apart, but it did not stop the sharing of ideas and perspectives during one of the industry’s most beloved events of the year.
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.
ASF continues its steady, all-encompassing spread across Asia. While U.S. pork production differs significantly from Asia’s industry, Juan LuBroth shares lessons about this virus from other countries’ experiences.
A new genome editing method is creating swine that remain in a pre-pubertal state, thus eliminating the need for surgical castration, according to a release from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR).
Discouraging news continues for pork producers as temporary closures of packing plants and rising absenteeism due to COVID-19 exacerbates an existing harvest capacity challenge. Here’s the latest from across the U.S.