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.
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.
Washington County, Iowa is a large pork producing state. Any disruption like the risk of African Swine Fever on U.S. soil would be a crisis for producers and their communities. AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben has the story from Washington County, Iowa.
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.