The summer show season is uncertain for many 4-H and FFA members who have been caring for their livestock and preparing the show ring for weeks. Some event organizers have found another way using the World Wide Web.
The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) supports a near real-time monitoring system for swine diseases around the world. The UMN Spontaneous reporting tool is now available to report information on outbreaks.
The Smithfield Foods plant in Sioux Falls announced it was closing until further notice. As of Tuesday, 438 total workers have tested positive with COVID-19. That’s an increase of nearly 100 overnight.