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.
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.
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.
The results of this testing shows the actual number of people who are sick, need to be hospitalized or need to be in the intensive care unit because of this disease, is a lower percentage than experts initially thought.
For the first time in 106 years, the Kansas State Fair has canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, reversing an initial decision on June 30 to proceed with the state fair. Plans are in place for livestock shows to continue.
More than 200 pounds of pork concealed in the engine compartment of a vehicle were discovered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge in Laredo, Texas, on July 29.
The U.S. has robust export markets and a lower cost of production than many other countries, but Joe Connor says cost of production could be even lower if we focus on eliminating diseases rather than controlling them.