Research shows porcine deltacoronavirus can find its way into laboratory-cultured cells of people and other species. The discovery raises concerns about the potential for outbreaks that threaten human and animal health.
The National Pork Producers Council submitted comments recently as part of the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) investigation of U.S. trade with sub-Saharan Africa, according to a report from NPPC.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a rule change that would make it clear air emissions reporting for animal waste is not required for livestock operations under current regulations.
In Africa’s growing cities, demand for more diverse and nutritious food is expected to triple within the next 20 years. Yet in Africa’s rural areas, farmers can barely produce enough food to feed themselves.
Last December’s early onset of winter weather combined with heavy snow cover may mean some manure storage facilities are nearing capacity. Spring rain has a way of making spring field work difficult, slowing the progress of emptying in-ground manure storages. What to do?