Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Sept. 17 a final rule to modernize swine slaughter inspection.

As African Swine Fever continues to spread across Asia, there are some things farmers in the United States should know and watch out for in their hogs.

The new details decrease holding times over the initial estimations and give additional assurances of further viral degradation if the feed is contaminated.

In the wake of the African swine fever outbreak, the National Pork Producers Council's board of directors decided to cancel World Pork Expo 2019.

USDA reminds producers and veterinarians to watch for African swine fever — a highly contagious animal disease that affects both domestic and wild pigs.

Knowing exactly how long certain feed ingredients have been securely stored before allowing their use on pig farms can reduce disease transmission risk.

It’s important for fair organizers, visitors and pork exhibitors to have a comprehensive plan in place to reduce the risk of swine flu transmission.

The USDA’s Risk Management Agency offers protection to livestock producers in two main policy types: Livestock Gross Margin and Livestock Risk Protection.

Some Ohio fair pigs tested positive for a strain of flu virus, prompting a reminder to practice good hygiene at fairs.

Manure is a valuable resource for livestock and crop farmers, and the equipment and technology continues to evolve.
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