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.
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.
Juan LuBroth, DVM, Chief Veterinary Officer for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, discusses biosecurity and readiness in dealing with African swine fever in this second article of a two-part series.
Global pork production remains at the same level but ASF in Germany will reshuffle pork trade patterns. All markets outside the European Union are now effectively closed, including major Asian destinations.
Researchers have documented the potential for feed ingredients to transport viruses as well as potential mitigation steps that can reduce this risk. However, potential nutritional challenges must be understood, too.