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.
Before the champion barrow drive at The Exposition, the National Junior Swine Association and Team Purebred stopped the show for “Perspectives in Progress,” a panel of industry experts to discuss swine biosecurity.
Producers battle invisible enemies that threaten our industry daily. From ASF to FMD, the impact of these diseases on the U.S. would be devastating. Now's the time to improve biosecurity in your operation.
Pipestone Applied Research received a Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research grant to test 10 commercially available mitigants to assess their ability to deactivate deadly viruses in contaminated feed.
The U.S. pork industry has been expanding the breeding herd and growing since mid-2014. The rate of breeding herd expansion peaked in early 2018 at a 3.5% annual growth rate, according to ag economist Chris Hurt.
In August, owners of trucks transporting pigs without GPS trackers might face serious fines in Taiwan, an action the country’s Council of Agriculture has taken to prevent the spread of African swine fever (ASF).