ASF continues to plague China while Vietnam remains on high alert after discovering the virus on three farms this week. Vietnamese authorities are raising the question of how ASF is spreading to such remote locations.
It is extremely important for rapid progress to be made in these negotiations if U.S. beef and pork are to remain competitive in the largest value destination for U.S. red meat, says Dan Halstrom, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) president and CEO.
Animal health officials in southwest Asia are increasing measures to prevent African swine fever from entering their countries, after China reported confirmation of ASF contaminating feed supplies earlier this week.
Research scientist with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, shares how the USDA Swine Influenza A Surveillance Program has been monitoring the emerging disease and how the program can benefit producers.