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African Swine Fever Risk Means It’s Time for Action

The African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in China and in many other countries around the world is wreaking havoc on the international pork industry. Fortunately, ASF is not in the United States at this time, but the possibility of it or other foreign animal disease (FAD) means that American pig farmers must take the necessary steps to protect their farms and the domestic pork industry.

The Pennsylvania Pork Producers Council publishes a quarterly newsletter called the Pigs Pen. The Pigs Pen is delivered to Pennsylvania producers as part of the National Pork Board’s Pork Checkoff Report.  View the current or archived issues.Summer 2016 Pigs Pen cover only

April 12, 2019

Foreign Animal Disease Resources

African Swine Fever Risk Means It’s Time for Action   The African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in China and in many other countries around the world is wreaking havoc on the international pork industry. Fortunately, ASF is not in the United States at this time, but the possibility of it or other foreign animal disease […]

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