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.
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.
Cassie Jones, associate professor at Kansas State University, knows much of the learning students do in college happens outside the classroom. Here's how she is introducing undergrads to research and the swine industry.
John Waddell, director of swine key account veterinarians at Boehringer Ingelheim, shares his views on mentoring, leadership, strategy and what he’s learned during his career in this exclusive Farm Journal's PORK Q&A.
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.
Stu Heller has been promoting biosecurity before it was even a word. In the late 1980s, to say people weren’t fully bought into the concept of sanitation (or cleaning and disinfection) is an understatement, he says.
Cargill announces that it will invest more than $15 million in a new piglet feed production line in Tianjin, China. The expansion will provide early life nutrition options for Chinese customers and their animals.
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.