What makes some farms targets for undercover activists? What should I tell my neighbor about African Swine Fever? These questions and more are answered on episode 2 of Overhe(a)rd, the Farm Journal Livestock podcast.
Many Americans gag at the idea of maggots, locusts or other insect-proteins. But Louwrens Hoffman, a meat science professor at University of Queensland, says unusual protein sources might be needed to meet future demand.
Is your farm as biosecure as possible? If you answered “no,” you may discover the costly consequences of a disease break. Joe Connor, DVM, chairman of the Carthage System, discusses biosecurity do’s and don’ts.
Before the champion barrow drive at The Exposition, the National Junior Swine Association and Team Purebred stopped the show for “Perspectives in Progress,” a panel of industry experts to discuss swine biosecurity.
Producers battle invisible enemies that threaten our industry daily. From ASF to FMD, the impact of these diseases on the U.S. would be devastating. Now's the time to improve biosecurity in your operation.
No country is immune from being struck by the deadly African swine fever (ASF) virus. To date, ASF has been found in 50 countries, has killed millions of pigs and taken a toll on the global meat and feed markets.
Pipestone Applied Research received a Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research grant to test 10 commercially available mitigants to assess their ability to deactivate deadly viruses in contaminated feed.
A USDA grant is opening the door to a unique collaboration that will allow U.S. researchers to study the devastating African swine fever virus in Vietnam, where it is causing problems and to study how it works there.