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.
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.