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.
A USDA grant is opening the door to a unique collaboration that will allow U.S. researchers to study the devastating African swine fever virus in Vietnam, where it is causing problems and to study how it works there.
AgriTalk Host Chip Flory catches up on the Farm Bill with Rep. Mike Conaway. He also gets the latest from the Winter Wheat Tour with Michael Hertzer, and takes a deep look at progress reports with Lance Honig.
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.
African swine fever's not going away anytime soon. Roughly a quarter of the world’s pigs have now perished, Rabobank senior protein analyst Christine McCracken told Clinton Griffiths Tuesday on AgriTalk.
AgriTalk Host Chip Flory previews the week ahead with Pro Farmers Jim Wiesemeyer and Brian Grete. Machinery Pete also checks in after a week in Ireland, and of course he checked out machinery while he was there!
Host Chip Flory talks with Christine McCracken, Executive Director, Animal Protein for RaboAgriFinance, who explains additional slaughter capacity in the U.S. should help the hog market continue the price recovery