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.
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.
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
Host Chip Flory has his weekly roundtable with industry experts. Kansas Senator Jerry Moran joins Sean Haney and Jim Wiesemeyer to start the show, and Randy Russel from the Russel Group calls in finish things out.