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.
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.
Employees’ mental health is a growing concern, further amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. If a person felt loneliness, isolation, anxiety or insecurity before, Coronavirus has only amplified these feelings for many.
A million thoughts raced through my mind. Are we putting our kids in danger? Is this the right decision? What will everyone think? I’ve never had those thoughts as we headed to a show before. But 2020 is different.
John Waddell, director of swine key account veterinarians at Boehringer Ingelheim, shares his views on mentoring, leadership, strategy and what he’s learned during his career in this exclusive Farm Journal's PORK Q&A.
Heartbreaking. In one word, that’s how Kamryn Kreis, 18, describes the announcement that the Ohio State Fair had been canceled for 2020. This was not how her last year of showing pigs at state fair was supposed to go.
Stu Heller has been promoting biosecurity before it was even a word. In the late 1980s, to say people weren’t fully bought into the concept of sanitation (or cleaning and disinfection) is an understatement, he says.
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.