Tag: pork

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