Tag: African Swine Fever

Illinois Swine Day

Explore the implications of African Swine Fever & what Illinois is doing to be prepared at Illinois Swine Day December 13 at the Illinois Department of Agriculture in Springfield. Topics includes: What is ASF and why are we worried about it? What is really happening with ASF in Europe and Asia? How might ASF spread … Read More

IL Swine Day 2019 – African Swine Fever

What happens if African Swine Fever spreads to the U.S.? Illinois? Your farm? Prepare for the worst case scenario at Illinois Swine Day December 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Illinois Department of Agriculture in Springfield. Topics includes: What is ASF and why are we worried about it? What is really happening … Read More

U.S. PORK’S MISSED OPPORTUNITY IN CHINA

The African swine fever outbreak that has decimated China’s pig herds and boosted the country’s demand for imported protein would normally be a boon for U.S. pork exporters. But the industry fears Trump’s tariff fight with Beijing is partially squandering a lucrative opportunity. “You have this explosive demand for imported pork in China,” said Nick … Read More

WORST MIGHT BE YET TO COME FOR CHINA’S ASF OUTBREAK

The outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in China surpassed the one-year mark this month since the virus was confirmed there. ASF continues to spread in China and into neighboring countries despite the best efforts of farmers, veterinarians and government officials to contain it. Estimates suggest China, the world’s largest pork producer with nearly a … Read More